Welcome to the Human Subjects Research (IRB) website


NOTICE: FINAL RULE changes for IRB requirements

Revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects were issued on January 19, 2017 and are to take effect on January 19, 2018 pending final approval from OHRP. The IRB website will be updated as changes are implemented…..stay tuned!


General Overview and pertinent information regarding the University  IRB Office. Our office invites you to contact us with any questions or concerns about human subject research.

Actions required to begin research involving human subjects

All UTEP researchers (faculty, staff, and students) and outside collaborators who will be conducting human subjects' research (intervention and/or interaction) must complete human subject research ethics training in order to conduct research with human participants.

All submission to the UTEP IRB office are via IRBNet

Research conducted in the public school and/or private schools must receive approval from both the UTEP IRB and the School District Administration within which the investigator plans to conduct the study.

Frequently asked questions

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