Last Updated: February 22, 2023

Helpful Notes

  • Due to office changes, the turn-around time for IRB protocol reviews may take longer than usual. Please visit our research proposal page for more information.
  • The email address for our office as well as the IRB is orihelp@bsu.edunot Be sure to indicate the correct email address in your proposal documents whenever applicable.
  • If you experience continuous issues with IRBNet, please contact IRBNet's technical support team at (877) 261-6461 or  

International Travel Requirements and Research

**Please consult with BSU’s latest travel guidance for any changes or restrictions**

Resources Ball State Offers to Researchers

  • Request a Training Session for a Class - We offer presentations on IRB Submission, Protection of Human Subjects, and Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Peer Mentoring - If you have questions, schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one with a graduate assistant to discuss your protocol before you submit it to IRBNet! 
  • Sponsored Projects Administration offers Aspire grants to faculty, professional personnel, and students in areas such as research, scholarly studies, and creative endeavors.
  • University Libraries Guide for Literature Review Assistance
  • The Research Design Studio provides help with research design, grant development, instrument selection and design, professional development and research mentoring, as well as synthesis and support of research collaborations.