Texas Tech University

Forms & Examples

The Cayuse IRB submission will allow:

  • Free text fields (using the proper formatting);
  • Copy and paste functions into the free text field; and
  • Ability to attach existing documents as a link or file to the appropriate section of the submission application.

Elements of Consent: Download

Consent forms must contain the elements stated in the Elements of Consent link. Note that some elements are optional and others are required. More instructions and explanations are available at the following links:

Consent Form (Adults) Instructions

Consent Form (Adults) Examples

Assent Form (Minors) Instructions

Assent Form (Minors) Examples

Short Form Consent Instructions and Examples

TTNI Informed Consent Form

Genetics Informed Consent Form

Waiver of Written Consent or Elements of Consent

Some research proposal designs may be eligible for a waiver of written consent. Refer to the following forms to determine if your research project has a valid reason to request the waiver.

Waiver of Written Consent Form

Waiver or Alteration of the Elements of Consent

Attachment Examples (Recruiting):Download

What is said to human subjects for recruiting must be included in proposal packets. Modify the recruiting examples linked above to reflect the research study recruiting methods and procedures.

Email Example

Introduction to Survey

Oral Scripts

TechAnnounce

Fliers

Information Sheet

Claim for Exemption: Download

Required only for proposals submitted for exempt review. Check the appropriate boxes that relate to your specific study. Original signatures are required from all participating researchers. This is the second document the IRB Reviewer sees to grasp a context of the proposed study. The options on the form determine if the study can be exempt from federal regulations. Only the IRB can determine if the project is considered exempt.

Expedited Review Form: Download

Required only for proposals submitted for expedited review. Check the first box on the first page and any additional boxes that relate to your specific study. Original signatures are required from all participating researchers. This is the second document the IRB reviewer sees to grasp a context of the proposed study.

Contact

Office of the Vice President for Research