Carnegie Mellon University

How to Submit a Protocol to the CMU IRB

The CMU IRB uses an electronic protocol system calls SPARCS.  All protocol submissions - new, modifications, renewals are processed through SPARCS.

If you do not already have access to SPARCS, you may request access via this webform or by contacting the SPARCS help desk at 412-268-3485

Information on using SPARCS is available on the web

LOG INTO SPARCS  (NOTE: you must be connected to the internet on campus or using the CMU VPN if off campus.)