Policies & Procedures

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s (UNL) Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and the projects that are approved through the IRB must follow, Federal regulations, state regulations, institutional policies. The following list includes the most up-to-date HRPP policies and procedures.

If you do not find the information you are looking for in guidance page.

Comprehensive Policy Document (PDF)

Abbreviation List

Organizational Commitment to the HRPP

IRB Membership & Standard Operating Procedures

Initial IRB Review of Protocols

Exempt & Expedited review

Vulnerable Populations and Special Classes of Participants

Funding Agencies

2018 Requirements


Random Compliance Review

General Requirements and Guidelines


Informed Consent

Protected Health Information & Research

Continuing Review

Amendments to Approved Protocols

Pre-2018 Requirements

12.001: Request for Change

2018 Requirements

12.001   Request for Change

Reportable New Information


Funding Requirements

Institutional Conflict of Interest