The Valley City State University Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects reviews all research involving human subjects to ensure compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations on the Protection of Human Subjects. This website provides guidance for faculty, staff, students, and others planning to conduct research with human participants under the aegis of VCSU. The Review Process contains a description of the principles and procedures governing research with human subjects. A Submission Process is provided for submission of proposals for approval by the IRB.
The IRB's functions include: