IRB Meetings and Submission Deadlines

Note:  Full Board applications including new, continuing reviews and amendments (more than minimal risk) are reviewed on the dates below when a quorum is present. Exempt and Expedited applications (studies with minimal risk) can be submitted via the Cayuse IRB online submission website.

A full committee review is required when:

  • Projects involve minors (except where only standardized or educational tests  are being administered);
  • More than minimal risk to subjects is involved (CSUF IRB includes exercise studies and/or studies where blood will be drawn from subjects);
  • Subjects are mentally and/or physically challenged;
  • Prisoners as subjects; and/or
  • Research is of controversial nature.

Remember: Official determination of full committee review is made AFTER the application has been received and reviewed.

csuf irb meeting schedule

These dates may be subject to change. Researchers should check this site frequently to view up-to-date information about meeting and/or submission deadlines.

   Submission Deadline  IRB Meeting
November Oct 25, 2019, by noon 11/08/2019
December Nov 26, 2019, by noon 12/13/2019
January Dec 27, 2019, by noon 01/10/2020
February Jan 31, 2020, by noon 02/14/2020
March Feb 28, 2020, by noon 03/13/2020
April Mar 27, 2020, by noon 04/10/2020
May April 24, 2020, by noon 05/08/2020


May 29, 2020, by noon

July   No Meeting
August July 31, 2020, by noon 08/14/2020
September Aug 28, 2020, by noon 09/11/2020
October Sept 25, 2020, by noon 10/09/2020
November Oct 30, 2020, by noon 11/13/2020
December Nov 27, 2020, by noon 12/11/2020