IRBNet

It is the expectation that anyone involved in human research will submit their protocols electronically on the IRBNet website.

How to Access IRBNet:

  • Go to the IRBNet website.
  • Click on “New User Registration” if you are a new user, otherwise enter your username and password. View New User Registration Instructions video.
  • Fill in all required “New User Account Information”, create a username and password.
  • Click “Accept” on the Terms of Use Page
  • Type “Arcadia University” into the search field and click “Continue”
  • Select Arcadia University from the list and click “continue”
  • Enter the required information on the “Your Contact Information” page and click “continue”
  • Review the information on the confirmation page. If any information is incorrect select “Edit” next to the category you need to change (either User Account Info or Affiliations).
  • If the information is correct, click “Register” 
  • You will receive an activation email from IRBNet to the email address you provided.
  • Click the activation link in the email.
  • This will take you to the IRBNet site, log in at the top right-hand corner. Your registration is complete!

IRBNet Resources

PowerPoint Presentations
  • New User Registration: Learn how to register for a new IRBNet profile.
  • Initial Package Submission: Learn how to submit an initial package.  These directions should also be followed for renewing a protocol that was approved under the old system.
  • Subsequent Package Submission: Find out how to revise an existing submission. This presentation also explains how to submit:
    • amendments/modifications to a package.
    • continuing reviews.
    • terminations.

IRBNet Training

  1. Go to IRBNet Training Resources website and login with username: arcadia, password: training.
  2. Under New User Registration Instructions, download the Training Energizer. 
  3. Under Researcher / Study Coordinator Reference Materials, download the Training Energizers.
  4. Watch videos R1 and R2.
  5. Under New User Registration Instructions, download the Training Energizer. 
  6. Go to the IRBNet Training site to practice and check out the environment for yourself. Use this username: arcadiaresearch1 and this password: training.
  7. Make sure to register on irbnet.org and NOT on training.irbnet.org. 

*IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO SEE THE ARCADIA UNIVERSITY FORMS, MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE LOGGED INTO irbnet.org AND NOT training.irbnet.org.*

IRBNet Support

Please direct all IRBNet help requests to the OSRP/COPRS Senior Coordinator at russok@arcadia.edu.