Institutional Review Board (IRB)

***New Informed Consent Forms that reflect changes to the federal guidelines (implemented on January 21, 2019) are now available.***

The IRB is a standing committee at Ithaca College that is responsible for reviewing all research and teaching activities conducted by IC faculty, staff, and students that involve the use of human participants to ensure that these activities minimize the potential for risk.


The Ithaca College IRB offers four types of review:

Standard, Expedited and Delegated proposals should be sent in using the new Axiom Mentor System as of May 13, 2019.

AXIOM MENTOR LOGIN (The link can also be found on

For instructions on how to use the new Mentor System - click here.

Summer Review - Reviews continue over the summer. Please submit your protocols through the new Axiom Mentor System.

Would you like to schedule a class presentation? Submit your request and we will contact you to schedule a time to come and give a presentation.

Have more questions? Go to our FAQs page for additional information.

Reporting Concerns

Concerns can be reported to one of the following:

IRB Guidelines Changed on January 21, 2019

Would you like to schedule a workshop for your department or a guest lecture for your class? Please contact with a date, time, and location and we will work with you to have a member of the committee attend your meeting/class.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact the irb at or Jennifer Muller, IRB Chair, at

Qualtrics Online Survey Tool Available

The Ithaca College Office of Analytics and Institutional Research provides an online survey software tool, Qualtrics, for use by faculty, staff, and students.