What you can expect from this situation?
This may not be considered human subjects research. You will need to refer to the Classroom-Based Research section and possibly complete the "Determination of Human Research Worksheet" form.
What steps will you take during this process?
Refer to the Classroom-Based Research page.
- If your study meets the four criteria and does not fall into one of the three exception categories, you do not need to obtain IRB approval.
- If your study does not meet the four approval criteria, or does fall into one of the three exception categories, you may need IRB approval. However, we recommend that you submit a Determination of Human Research Worksheet to confirm.
Do you need to complete CITI Training?
No. To submit a Determination or Human Research Worksheet form, you do not have to complete CITI training. However, if it is determined that your study meets the criteria for human subjects research, you will need to complete the CITI training.
What else do you need to submit with your application?
You will not be required to upload any additional documents.