Institutional Review Board

Submit a Study

Please note: There are­­ eight steps in this submission process. These steps are best followed in the ordered number. Use the document below as your guide for your submission.

Steps for Submitting a Study

In 2010 Henderson State University developed an Institutional Review Board in order to comply with federal regulations regarding research involving human subjects. The document above is intended to help you successfully navigate the IRB process at HSU. At any time if you have questions, you may contact Dr. Don Kelly (575-571-6849, In order to conduct research utilizing human subjects, all investigators (students, faculty, staff) must complete training in the protection of human subjects and follow the institutional submission process.