Research & Sponsored Programs

IRB Schedule and Fees

The University of South Dakota utilizes an Institutional Review Boards (IRB) that meets at the Sanford School of Medicine of USD in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The IRB typically reviews research applications that involve more than minimal risk.  Studies that are considered no more than minimal risk can be reviewed without convened IRB review.

IRB Meeting

The board meets the second Thursday of every month.  Submission deadline is two weeks before the meeting date.  Please contact the Office of Human Subjects Protection with any questions about the meeting dates or submission deadlines by calling 605-677-6184 or emailing HumanSubjects@usd.edu.


Fees

A one time fee may apply to any new grant sponsored or for-profit sponsored research involving human subjects.  This fee covers the initial review as well as any continuations, amendments, and adverse event reports. The fee is based on the level of review required.  Please call the Office of Human Subjects Protection at 605-677-6184 to determine if a fee will apply.

IRB review at a convened meeting $1639.13
Expedited Review $819.57
Exempt Review $273.19
Continuation, amendment, etc. review No fee