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HRPP 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, please reference our Guidance Topics (A-Z) page.

Comprehensive Policy Document (PDF of all 2018 Policies and Procedures)

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

Random Compliance Review

General Requirements and Guidelines

Informed Consent

Protected Health Information & Research

Continuing Review

Amendments to Approved Protocols

Reportable New Information


Funding Requirements

Institutional Conflict of Interest