Full Review (Applicant Only)

There are three levels of IRB applications: Exempt, Expedited, and Full review.

  • A Full review is a very rare occurrence at USD and requires an IRB Committee review.
  • To determine whether your application qualifies for a Full review, go to:


  • Never submit an application as a Full review without first consulting an IRB Representative or Administrator.
  • To ensure that all IRB Committee members have time to thoroughly review your application submit Full review applications at least two weeks prior to the scheduled IRB meeting.
  • Full review application deadlines and IRB meeting dates