Expedited Research Criteria

Review the following multiple choice options and select the best option that applies to your new study submission. Your selections on each proceeding page will help identify the most likely level of review.

  • A: Collection of blood samples by finger stick, heel stick, ear stick or venipuncture
    Select option A
  • B: Prospective collection of biological specimens for research purposes by noninvasive means1
    Select option B
  • C: Collection of data through noninvasive procedures routinely employed in clinical practice2
    Select option C
  • D: Research involving materials3 that have been collected or will be collected solely for nonresearch purposes OR Collection of data from voice, video, digital or image recordings made for research purposes OR research on individual or group characteristics or behavior4 or research employing survey, interview, oral history, focus group, program evaluation, human factors evaluation, or quality assurance methodologies
    Select option D
  • E: None of the above
    Select option E


Contact the Human Subjects Office:

Phone: 317-274-8289
Email: irb@iu.edu

The Indiana University Human Subjects Office provides administrative support to all IU campuses and maintains physical offices in two locations, Indianapolis and Bloomington.

Indianapolis (Main):

Human Subjects Office
Office of Research Compliance
Indiana University
Lockefield Village, 3rd Floor
980 Indiana Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202


Human Subjects Office
Office of Research Compliance
Indiana University
2218 N. Dunn St.
Bloomington, Indiana 47408