IRB Documents and Forms

IRB Quick Start Guide
The IRB Quick Start Guide is intended as a reference and is not a substitute for the requirements outlined in the MCC IRB Policies and Procedures.

Policies and Procedures manual
Outlines all of the policies and procedures of the MCC IRB.

Full Board or Expedited Application Review Form
This form is for research to be considered for Full Board or Expedited review.

Exempt Status Determination
This form is for research to be considered for Exempt Status Determination.

Elements of Informed Consent
This material provides all of the elements that should be contained in an Informed Consent form, including sample text.

Collaborating Institutional Agreement
This form is for research between an institution and MCC and is required if MCC will be engaged with the research in any capacity.

Student Research Application
This form is required for research projects conducted by students for a course where the primary purpose of a learning experience in the methods and procedures of research usually do not meet the federal definition of research.  Please save this form before filling it out electronically.

Continuing Review Form
This form is for projects exceeding one year in duration. This form should be submitted 30 prior to the anniversary approval date.

Final Report Form
Principal Investigators must submit a final report upon the completion of research projects.

Contact Marie Tupaj, IRB Chair, at 781-280-3609 or for assistance in determining the type of IRB review your research requires.

Last Modified: 3/26/24