Texas Tech University

Calendar and Proposal Review Time Frame

Meeting days for the Full Board and proposal review time frame.

The TTU Institutional Review Board convenes the full board the last Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. Full Board proposals submitted 3 weeks prior to the scheduled meeting are assigned an IRB primary reviewer. The researchers and primary reviewer work together to prepare the proposal for the meeting agenda. Research proposals submitted after the three-week deadline will be reviewed the following month.

Exempt and Expedited category reviews, will be then assigned to an IRB reviewer. Review times vary over the course of the year depending on reviewer availability. It is the goal of the TTU IRB to operate efficiently throughout the review process to support the research efforts of the university.

IRB-Understanding the Full Board Review Process

Full Board Meetings

Submission Date

Meeting Date

August 8, 2017 August 29, 2017*
September 5, 2017 September 26, 2017
October 3, 2017

October 24, 2017

NOTE: Meeting is one week early

November 7, 2017 November 28, 2017
February 6, 2018 February 27, 2018
March 6, 2018 March 27, 2018
April 3, 2018 April 24, 2018
*Denotes dates when meetings may not be held due to scheduled university breaks and IRB availability.