The IRB Board will meet mid-month as shown below.  Applications can be submitted any time and will receive a cursory review from the co-chairs within two weeks. If the research qualifies for expedited review it will be approved within two weeks of submission.  Deadlines for submitting applications that must receive a full review are the last day of the month preceding IRB meeting dates. They must be reviewed by the entire IRB and external reviewers, if needed, which takes about two weeks.

IRB Meeting Dates Deadline for Submitting Applications
Mid-October Last day of September
Mid-December Last day of November
Mid-February Last day of January
Mid-April Last day of March
Mid-June Last day of May