Meetings and Application Schedules

Expedited and Exempt Application Review Schedule

IRB members will review expedited and exempt applications in the order they are received.  There are no specific deadlines for submitting applications but please note that our response time from the time of submission is 10 days. 

Full Application Review Schedule

The IRB will review full applications using our online Cayuse system at regular intervals during the fall and spring semesters. 

Fall 2018 Schedule

IRB full committee meetings are scheduled for the following dates:

  • Monday, August 27, 11 a.m. - noon
  • Monday, September 10, 9:30 - 11 a.m.
  • Monday, September 24, 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 10, 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Wednesday, October 24, 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Monday, November 5, 2 - 3 p.m.
  • Monday, November 26, 10 - 11 a.m.
  • Monday, December 3, 2  - 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 11, 1 - 3 p.m.

To ensure that applications are reviewed in a timely manner and to ensure that IRB members have adequate time to review the applications, we ask that all full applications be submitted 10 days prior to a full IRB meeting.

If you have a need for an immediate review, please contact us at irb@merrimack.edu with a rationale for why your application needs immediate attention.