Applications and Guidelines

Plan to conduct an anonymous survey? You do not need an Informed Consent Form. Simply place the information that participants will read before they take the survey and label it Online Cover Sheet (for online surveys) or Tear-Off Cover Page (for paper surveys).

  • Select Applications for forms or to review sample applications
  • Select Appendices for required recruitment statements and informed consent forms
  • Select Guidelines and Forms for Ithaca College's Guidelines, federal regulations, HIPPA or Notice of Completion forms

Don't Forget to Include:

Appendix A
Recruitment Statement and/or flyer - what you plan to say to participants to encourage them to participate and/or the flyer you plan to post on campus

Appendix B
Informed Consent Form
If you plan to conduct an anonymous survey, you can use one of the following in place of the Informed Consent Form:

Appendix C
All Survey Instruments - questions, scales, tests, etc.

All applications will be deemed incomplete if they are not accompanied by the appropriate appendices.

Application for Expedited Review

Application for Expedited Review

Expedited review applications can be sent in at any time. The review time is 7 business days.

Items 1-2 as well as any survey instruments must be submitted through Axiom Mentor to be reviewed. Once Expedited Applications are reviewed and approved, they no longer need to be reviewed annually unless there are changes to the study.

Click below to access cover page, application and appendices:

  1. Recruitment Statement - Appendix A

  2. Informed Consent Form - Appendix B

Expedited Applications are for:

  • Research projects in which the likelihood of harm or discomfort is not greater than that encountered in daily life or during the performance of a routine physical or psychological test is subject to expedited review.
  • The project does not involve sensitive topics or confidential information that could place a participant at risk if disclosed.