The CUNY Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) is responsible for the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in research projects conducted at CUNY or by CUNY faculty, staff and students and RF CUNY staff. The program provides oversight, administrative support and educational training to ensure that CUNY research complies with federal and State regulations, University policy and the highest ethical standards. The CUNY HRPP comprises of 5 University Integrated Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and 19 on-site HRPP offices.
Common Rule Changes – Effective January 21, 2019
PLEASE NOTE: PIs are NOT required to submit amendments to their existing protocols as a general rule due to the changes to the Common Rule. PIs should consult their HRPP Coordinator to discuss whether any modifications to their protocols are needed at the time of Continuing Review.
Policies, Procedures & Guidelines
HRPP policies, procedures and guidelines are available here.
University Integrated Institutional Review Boards
For the CUNY University Integrated IRB Rosters please follow the links below:
All CUNY UI-IRBs are registered with the US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Human Research Protections. The IRB registration number for each IRB is provided below:
- CUNY UI-IRBs 1-5 (umbrella): IRB00008625
- CUNY UI-IRB #1: IRB00008628
- CUNY UI-IRB #2: IRB00008629
- CUNY UI-IRB #5: IRB00008632
CUNY has filed Federalwide Assurances (FWA) with the US Department of Health and Human Services Office for Human Research Protections, which document CUNY’s commitment to comply with federal regulations for the protection of human subjects in research. CUNY’s FWA numbers are as follows:
- The City University of New York: FWA #00003623
- The City College of New York, of The City University of New York: FWA #00018637
- Hunter College of The City University of New York: FWA #00018648
- Queens College of The City University of New York: FWA #00018638
The HRPP Coordinator serves as the first point of contact for CUNY faculty, staff and students who become involved in human subjects research. Download HRPP Coordinators list