HRRC Estimated Review Times


Below you can find estimated review times, to give you an idea of how long it usually takes the HRRC to review submitted protocols. Review does not begin until the application is fully complete, including all authorizing signatures. Be aware that these time periods only serve as a general guidance; depending on the situation, they can be subject to change and there is no guarantee of accuracy for an individual project. 

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Task / Type of Review 

Estimated Review Time for a

Fully Complete Application 

Determination of research 

~ 2-3 days

Exempt reviews 

~ 7 days

Expedited reviews 

~ 18-24 days 

Full board reviews 

~ 28 days 



Page last modified July 21, 2016