How to Connect to iRIS

iRIS is the IRB's electronic submission system, which went live in the Spring of 2012. 

Where is iRIS? What is the URL?
iRIS can be accessed at

How Do I Login to iRIS?
Use your OUHSC credentials to login to iRIS.

Tips for logging in:
User ID: enter your OUHSC username using all lowercase letters
Password: case sensitive

Avoid the following special characters in your password:
<   >   [   ]   {   }   '   "   ;   :

iRIS Account Information

Current OUHSC/OU Faculty, Staff, Students, Residents, etc.: 
Please contact the IRB office at 405-271-2045 or if you are unable to login to iRIS or you cannot be found in iRIS to be added as key study personnel to a study. 

Affiliate Institutions:
You will not be able to login to iRIS if you are employed by an OUHSC affiliate institution and do not have OUHSC/OU credentials.  
To obtain an OUHSC/OU IT Account, send an email to and include the following information:

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Name of Your Institution 

OUHSC Affiliate Institutions:

  • VAMC Muskogee
  • Dean McGee Eye Institute (DMEI)
  • Oklahoma Foundation for Digestive Research (OFDR)
  • OU Medical Center
  • Oklahoma Cancer Specialists and Research Institute - Tulsa (OCSRI)

iRIS FAQs & How To's

Click here to access information regarding the submission process and submitting different research activities to the IRB office. 

Click here to access additional FAQs regarding iRIS.

Other help documents and submission process guides are available in iRIS:

  • Click Operating Procedures under the My Assistant Tab; or
  • Click Help in the top right corner

Help documents and guides will be listed under Section 4 of the Operating Procedures/Help in iRIS.