Institutional Review Board (IRB)

For the review of research involving human participants

Welcome! As part of its educational mission, SUNY Cortland supports and fosters research in order to advance knowledge and scholarship. When research activities involve human participants, ethical standards have been articulated to protect the rights and welfare of volunteers.

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All applications are to be sent to
Forward signed documents to Miller Building, Room 206
Experienced CITI trained investigators can proceed to the Application Portal

IRB Full Board Meeting Calendar

2019 Spring Semester

  • February 20, 2019 - Brockway Hall, Room 203 - 3 - 4 p.m.

  • March 27, 2019 -  Brockway Hall, Room 203 - 3 - 4 p.m.

  • April 17, 2019 - Brockway Hall, Room 203 - 3 - 4 p.m.

  • May 15, 2019 - Brockway Hall, Room 203 - 3 - 4 p.m.

Information for Research Participants

Do you have a question about volunteering for research? Do you have a question about participating in research? Are you seeking information about research participant rights? Would you like to submit a suggestion or do you have a concern you would like the IRB to address?

Read the Research Participants Brochure (PDF), then contact the IRB by e-mail, by phone 607-753-2511, or by mail: Institutional Review Board, Miller Building, Room 206, PO Box 2000, Cortland, NY 13045

Information for Visitors – Requests to Conduct Research

Are you seeking information about institutional approval or IRB review to conduct research at SUNY Cortland when not affiliated with this institution?

The SUNY Cortland IRB uses individual investigator agreements and similar procedures to avoid duplication of effort, when possible. Contact the IRB for more information instructions before beginning an application (email

For more information contact:
Institutional Review Board
SUNY Cortland
P.O. Box 2000
Cortland, NY 13045-0900