Stephen F. Austin State University

Institutional Policy

Institutional Policy

All research projects involving human subjects conducted by SFA faculty, staff, and/or students, on or off campus, must have prior approval of the Institutional Review Board (IRB). For purposes of this policy, the following definitions apply:

Failure to obtain written IRB clearance may result in the imposition of restrictions on the investigator's research activities at SFA. Once IRB approval is obtained, the investigator(s) must abide by several conditions: