Human Research Protections (IRB)

The Human Research Participant Protection Program provides assistance to investigators in fulfilling their obligation to plan and conduct research involving human participants in accordance with the highest scientific and ethical principles.  The Institutional Review Board (IRB) provides research oversight and evaluation of the institution's research involving human participants by ensuring compliance with the ethical principles embodied in The Belmont Report and the College of Charleston policies and procedures.

Guidance Topics

Standard Operating Procedures



Note: see the Forms and Templates page for more information about which form(s) to use for your research.

IRB Meetings and Membership

College of Charleston Policies and Procedures



Federalwide Assurance (FWA) for the Protection of Human Subjects: #00000772

For further information contact
Research Protections and Compliance
Office of Research and Grants Administration
Office location: 407-G BellSouth Building