Forms & Resources


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IRB Human Subjects Study Application (fillable PDF) (Human Subjects Application Form)

Adverse Events Form (fillable PDF)

Campus Survey Request Form

Continuation Request Form (docx)

HIPAA Compliance Form (doc)

IRB Application Amendment Form (doc)

Mandated Reporter Form (pdf)

Research Team Form (fillable PDF)

Study Closure Form (docx)

Unanticipated Problem Report Form (doc)

Waiver of Documentation of Informed Consent (docx)

Waiver or Alteration of informed Consent (docx)



Debriefing Template (doc)

English Second Language Short Form (doc)

Informed Consent Document (docx)

Institutional Authorization Agreement (docx)


Elements of Informed Consent

International Research (docx)



The following e-presentation provides the basics for preparing a successful human subjects research protocol:

The EU General Data Protection Regulations may apply to your research. Please consult the University of Illinois system GDPR Information Page for more details. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs will evaluate your protocol and provide advice.  This article describes the GDPR implications for secondary research, such as public clinical trial data.

External Resources

Office for Human Research Protections

Belmont Report

Declaration of Helsinki

Chastain, G., & Landrum, R.E. (1999). Protecting Human Subjects.  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Sales, B.D., & Folkman, S.  (2000).  Ethics in Research with Human Participants. Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Additional Resources

Other resources to assist with research, grants and contracts, including workshops and tutorials, are available on the UIS Research Resources webpage.