To modify a current study, use the following instructions:

  • Use your username and password to sign in to IRBNet.
  •  Select the project you want to modify.
  • Click on “Project History,” located on the left side of the page.
  • Click on “Create New Package” button located on this page.
  • Click on “New Document Package.”
  • You are now on the Designer page to upload all necessary documents to submit a modification.


For Modifications You Need To Upload the Following Documents

  • Modification Request Form
  •  Any relevant project documents you need to modify, these could include:
    • Informed Consent documents
    • Parental Permission forms
    • Surveys
    • Recruitment Letters or E-mails
    • Introductory scripts
    • Include anything you will use in your study that will help the review committee understand your research topic and explains how you plan to conduct your research.
  • Make sure all modifications are highlighted in your documents.  If you do not highlight, your study will not be reviewed.
  •  Click on “Sign this Project,” located on the left side of the page.
  • Your project is ready to be submitted to committee, click on “Submit this Package.”
  • Select the proper committee to review the study. 
    • Ball State University has four listed: ASPiRE, IACUC, IBC, and IRB. 
    • Highlight the committee and click "Continue."
  • Select your “Submission Type,” and choose “Amendment/Modification.”
  • Click “Submit.”