Fairfield University Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Fairfield University maintains an Institutional Review Board to ensure the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects involved in research conducted at Fairfield University or by its employees and/or students, pursuant to the federal regulations (45CFR Part 46 and 21CFR Part 56).

The University's IRB system is entirely online. Login using your NetID username and password at


Once logged in, you will be taken to an information page with instructions on how to submit a proposal, as well as important information regarding ethical guidelines, federal regulations, and IRB procedures.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Linda Henkel, IRB Chair: lhenkel@fairfield.edu
Susan LaFrance, Director of Sponsored Programs: slafrance@fairfield.edu

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