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Policies and Procedures

The following policies and procedures implement federal Revised Common Rule regulations, which regulations generally were effective for FSU studies that were approved by the FSU IRB on or after January 21st, 2019. Studies previously approved may still be subject to a prior iteration of the regulations. Please click this link for more information.


Florida State University has adopted Policy 7-IRB-0 as its University Human Subjects Policy.  This policy establishes the jurisdiction of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) at Florida State University, the adoption of Standard Operational Procedures which serve as the governing procedures for conduct and review of all human research conducted under the auspices of the University in conjunction with all other federal, state, and institutional policies as applicable. 

To review the full Policy, please click the following link:   7-IRB-0 (in revision)

Note:  All of the documents on this page live in RAMP IRB under the IRB "Library" tab. Please check the IRB Library often, as the following documents are dynamic and will be updated according to applicable regulations, FSU, and/or other policies.




1Pre-2018: For studies originally approved before January 21st, 2019.