Mission Statement

"California Lutheran University's Institutional Review Board's (IRB) primary responsibility is to protect the rights, welfare, and privacy of all individuals participating in research sponsored by Cal Lutheran.  The IRB reviews all research studies involving human subjects for safety, compliance with regulations, and ethical standards.  The IRB provides guidance and resources for students, faculty, and study team members."


Application Templates and Forms


All new research projects need to complete the IRB Application Template, the Study Protocol template, and Informed Consent Template for review. Please complete the necessary forms and email them to irb@callutheran.edu to begin the review process.

Application Forms:
Other Forms:

The training we are using now is the “CITI Program” training. You can access this from your MyCLU Home Page, under “Tools and Support,” click on the “CITI Program” icon.  You can also Click here for the CITI training link and instructions.

We are currently undergoing some changes with our forms and processes. More information will be posted on this website soon. In the meantime, if you have questions, please contact irb@callutheran.edu.