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IRBNet Submissions

  • Starting on November 19th, 2011 IRBNet is being used for all submissions. Submissions include new protocols, continuing reviews, amendments/modifications to an already approved study, research determination forms, final reports, unanticipated problem reports, and protocol deviation forms. If you are unsure about which forms to submit, please contact the Hunter College HRPP Office: 212 650-3053 or hrpp@hunter.cuny.edu.


Instructions for Submitting New Protocols

  • Go to the IRBNet website:    https://www.irbnet.org/release/index.html
  • Click on "New User Registration".
  • After you have registered you can submit a new protocol by clicking on "Create New Project" and begin filling in the necessary information about your new submission and click "next".
  • The next steps (1 and 2) are for submission of Application Part I, II and any other forms being submitted for review and approval. 
  • Application Part I can be found under Step 2, by clicking on the "Add New Document". It will then appear within "On-line Document" as, "CUNY-Application for Approval to Use Human Participants in Research, Part I".
  • All key personnel must be listed in Application Part I, be registered on IRBNet and then be "shared" on initial applications submitted via IRBNet to link their CITI certificate to the package. In order to link your CITI certificate to any package, it should first be uploaded to your user profile under "Training and Credentials" and then linked to the relevant package by going to the designer page and clicking "link/unlink records".
  • Initial application Part II can be found in the "Forms and Templates" section of IRBNet. Please also note that all forms are now located in the Forms and Templates section of IRBNet.
  • After all necessary forms are attached to your package, it should be electronically signed and submitted to the Hunter College HRPP Office.
  • If you are a student and your faculty advisor needs to sign off on your submission, he or she must be "shared" on the package to do so. He or she must also have an active user profile in IRBNet to do so. If a package is submitted to the Hunter College HRPP office without the necessary signatures (PI and faculty advisor), it will not be reviewed.
    Please note, the package should only be submitted to the campus in which your faculty advisor has his/her primary affiliation.
  • Please refer to the following link if you have additional questions on how to submit via IRBNet: http://www.cuny.edu/research/compliance/human-subjects-research-1.html

 

Instructions for Submitting Continuing Review Requests

  • Go to the IRBNet website:    https://www.irbnet.org/release/index.html
  • Begin by clicking on the title of your project. Then on the designer page click on "Add New Document". This will then prompt for the creation of a new package.
  • Complete and attach the Continuing Review form from the "Forms and Templates" link in IRBNet.
  • Application Part I is required and can be found in Step 2 on the "Designer" page of your new package. All key personnel will be added to this form, there isn't a separate key personnel form. If Application Part I mentions additional Supplement Forms, please disregard unless they have NOT been reviewed and approved by the CUNY UI-IRB.
  • Application Part II must be updated and attached if changes have been made to the original protocol.
  • All documents that will be used moving forward (clean copies of consent forms, recruitment materials, instruments,etc.) should also be uploaded with your package.
  • If you are a student and your faculty advisor needs to sign off on your submission, he or she must be "shared" on the package to do so. He or she must also have an active user profile in IRBNet to do so. If a package is submitted to the Hunter College HRPP office without the necessary signatures (PI and faculty advisor), it will not be reviewed. 
  • Once all items are completed and attached, the package can be electronically signed and submitted to the Hunter College HRPP office review and approval. 
  • Please refer to the following link if you have additional questions on how to submit via IRBNet: http://www.cuny.edu/research/compliance/human-subjects-research-1.html

 

Instructions for Submitting Amendment Requests to Approved Protocols

  • Go to the IRBNet website:    https://www.irbnet.org/release/index.html
  • Begin by clicking on the title of your project. Then on the designer page click on "Add New Document". This will then prompt for the creation of a new package.
  • Complete and attach the Amendment Request Form from the "Forms and Templates" link in IRBNet.
  • An updated Application Part I is required ONLY if the proposed changes are being made to Key Personnel, Research Procedures, Research Sites, Subject Population, Informed consent process, and funding. You can clone your most recent Application Part 1 by clicking on the "Add New Document" tab on the "Designer" page of your new package. Once there, click on "add" and it will prompt you with the option of cloning your Part 1 Application. If Application Part I mentions necessary Supplement Forms, please disregard unless they have NOT been reviewed and approved by the CUNY UI-IRB.
  • An updated/revised Application Part II must be attached ONLY if the requested modifications make a change to the origional protocol. 
  • All documents that require changes and will be used moving forward (clean revised copies of consent forms, revised recruitment materials, revised instruments,etc.) should also be uploaded with your package.
  • If you are a student and your faculty advisor needs to sign off on your submission, he or she must be "shared" on the package to do so. He or she must also have an active user profile in IRBNet to do so. If a package is submitted to the Hunter College HRPP office without the necessary signatures (PI and faculty advisor), it will not be reviewed. 
  • If a package is submitted to the Hunter College HRPP office without the necessary signatures (PI and faculty advisor), it will not be reviewed.
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Instructions for Submitting a Closure/Final Report

  • Go to the IRBNet website:    https://www.irbnet.org/release/index.html
  • Begin by clicking on the title of your project. Then on the designer page click on "Add New Document". This will then prompt for the creation of a new package.
  • Complete and attach the Final Report form from the "Forms and Templates" link in IRBNet.
  • Before you submit the package, make sure to sign. If you are a student, your faculty advisor needs to also sign off on your submission.

 

Instructions for Submitting a Research with Human Subjects Determination form

  • Go to the IRBNet website:    https://www.irbnet.org/release/index.html
  • Click on "New User Registration".
  • After you have registered you can submit your Research with Human Subjects determination form by clicking on "Create New Project" and begin filling in the necessary information about your submission.
  • Complete and attach the Research with Human Subjects Determination form from the "Forms and Templates" link in IRBNet.
  • Once complete, sign the package, share it with your faculty advisor (if applicable) for a signature and submit to the Hunter College HRPP office.
    Please note, the package should only be submitted to the campus in which your faculty advisor has his/her primary affiliation (if it's being submitted by a graduate student).
  • The PI and faculty advisor (if applicable) must be registered on IRBNet and then be "shared" on initial applications submitted via IRBNet to link their CITI certificate to the package. In order to link your CITI certificate to any package, it should first be uploaded to your user profile under "Training and Credentials" and then linked to the relevant package by going to the designer page and clicking "link/unlink records".




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