Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.

Site-wide links


Welcome to the website for faculty, staff, and students who conduct research with human subjects. The resources on this site are designed to help Investigators secure approval to conduct research with human subjects and carry out their work in an ethical manner.

To get started please go to “Protecting Human Subjects at RIT”.  You will find general information about submitting human subjects research activities as well as criteria for approval and guidance for conducting your research.

To submit your research activity for review:

  1. Send an electronic version of the Form A and all supporting materials to AND,
  2. Provide a signed hard copy of the Form A and all supporting materials to the Human Subjects Research Office, located on the 2nd floor of the University Services Center, Suite 2400.  Review WILL NOT begin until the signed hard copy is received.

Questions regarding Forms and the status and submission of new and continuing research protocols should be directed to

Questions regarding research activities, determining whether an activity requires review by the IRB, and training should be directed to:

Heather Foti, MPH
Associate Director

Mailing address:

Human Subjects Research Office (HSRO)
Bldg 87, 2nd Floor
Administrative Services Building/Innovation Center, Suite 2400

Office location

Bldg 17, Office 3619, Mezzanine level
Ph: (585) 475-7673
Fax: (585) 475-7990