Initial Submission

Investigators are responsible for ensuring IACUC approval is obtained.

Timing: Investigators must submit and receive approval prior to beginning any work involving animals.

Initial Submissions

How do I start a new submission in iRIS?

  • Login to iRIS.
  • On the study assistant dashboard, select Create a New Study to open the online application.
  • Then select TAMU-CC IACUC Application to open the IACUC application.
  • Once the application is complete, you will be forwarded to the submission packet.
  • In the submission packet you can attach any supporting documents.
  • Complete the PI sign-off to submit.

Investigator Initial Submission Training

How to respond to Changes Requested

Start Protocol

Changes Requested

What happens to my application once submitted?

The review process depends on your study procedures, which will dictate the review level your submission will receive. You will be notified of the progress of your submission through the review process.

You can track the progress of your submission on your iRIS dashboard under Protocol status.

More information: Join our IACUC-Investigator Teams Channel/Submitting to the IACUC - Initial Review

Questions on how to use iRIS?

Check out our iRIS Frequently Asked Questions