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Exempt and Theoretical/ Creative Research Projects

All students conducting research projects for pilot studies, culminating projects, final documents, theses, and dissertations, including theoretical and creative studies, that may be determned as exempt studies, based on the data collected and the data collection method, are required to submit an application for exemption to the IRB. These studies must be cleared by the IRB Director. Exempt Research Study Checklist – Application and Notification for Theoretical-Creative Research Projects forms are available in the UI&U Forms Directory.

Research Educational Training Requirement

All students who conduct research involving human subjects at Union Institute & University are required to complete the CITI Course in the Protection of Human Research Subjects. Completing this course is a prerequisite for submitting an IRB Application and Research Proposal.

All faculty who supervise students engaged in human subjects research projects in any degree program are required to complete the CITI Course.