Request for Exemption Determination

If you believe your project may fit into a category for exemption from IRB review, review HRP-320-Worksheet: Exempt Determination. If your project seems to meet the criteria, complete and submit HRP-216-FORM: Exempt Determination to the PPHS ( for evaluation. Review the second page of the form for the limitations required to meet exemption criteria.

Your submission must include a copy of any surveys or data collection forms that will be used in the conduct of the research.

If you are not sure if your project meets the definition of human subjects under the federal regulations, review HRP-309-Worksheet: Human Research Determination

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