If you are submitting your application for Expedited or Full IRB review, please save yourself time and trouble by preparing it according to the instructions. If your application does not contain the required elements, it will be returned for corrections instead of being forwarded for review.
Before you submit an IRB application, check to see if your research qualifies for Exemption. Exemption Requests take much less time and involve much less preparationn and NO training requirement. The majority (not all) of student projects qualify for exemption. Undergraduate classroom-only projects do not require any review (unless they pose risks to subjects).
To ensure your application will be reviewed and approved without delay: