DePaul University Research Services > Research Protections > Institutional Review Board (IRB) > Policies & Procedures > Submitting a Continuing Review Report

Submitting a Continuing Review Report

Step 1

Complete the continuing review form. For protocols reviewed an approved on paper forms, the continuing review form in fillable PDF format can be found on the Forms & Templates page. For protocols reviewed and approved through the new online eProtocol system, the continuing review form is found online in the system.

Step 2

For paper forms, submit the completed continuing review report form and, if needed, any other supporting materials directly to the IRB for review at For the online eProtocol forms, submit them through the system.

Step 3

If the IRB asks for revisions or additional information, prepare revised/additional materials and submit them to the IRB, along with a cover memo itemizing the changes/additions (for paper submissions) or online in the itemized comments in eProtocol and revise the online application as needed.

Step 4

Once you have appropriately addressed all of the IRBs concerns, the IRB will issue an approval memo, and you are authorized to continue your research past the current expiration date.​