How to submit via IRBNET


IRBNet is a web based document management system. ALL research conducted by Florida A&M University, students, or staff involving humans, animals, or institutional biosafety MUST be submitted and stored using IRBNet. All forms and templates are located in the IRBNet system. IRBNet is one of the industry’s leading Institutional Review Board, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and Institutional Biosafety Committee’s software programs, and provides electronic application management, on-line submissions and many other important features to the FAMU research community. In addition to being a flexible and comprehensive system, IRBNet’s secure web-based solution is accessible anytime, anywhere.

  • How to REGISTER as a new user. (pdf)
  • How to SUBMIT a new IRB application via IRBNet (visual tutorial). (pdf)
  • STEPS TO SUBMIT a new application via IRBNet (written instructions). (pdf)
  • How to submit AMENDMENTS, CONTINUING REVIEWS or any additional information to my IRB. (pdf)
  • How to submit a MODIFICATION to an application/protocol via IRBNet (written instructions). (pdf)
  • How to retrieve APPROVAL AND MODIFICATION  letters

If you have any questions on how to use IRBNet, please contact any of the Office of Animal Welfare and Research Integrity staff:



Step by Step: How to Retrieve Modification Letter or Approval Letter


Step 1 Connect to the internet –

Step 2 Log in to using your user name and password

Step 3 - Click –  On the toolbar on the left-hand side of the screen click on the “My Projects” button.

This will allow you to see all the packages that have been started for your project. Click the project that you wish to access.

Step 4 - Click – Review Details in the center of the screen where the project has been approved.

Step 5 – Under “Board Documents” the Modification or Approval letter will be listed. Click to download.