To close a study, use the following instructions:

  • Use your username and password to sign in to IRBNet.
  •  Select the project that will be closed.
  • Click on "Project History," on the left side of the page.
  • Click on "Create New Package."
  • Click on "New Document Package."
  • You are now on the Designer page to upload all necessary documents to submit the Final Report form.

For Closing A Study You Need To Upload the Following Documents

  • Final Report Form

After uploading all necessary documents:

  • Click on “Sign this Project,” located on the left side of the page. 
    • If you shared the project previously with an adviser, the adviser and you will be notified of your signature through an email from IRBNet. 
    • If you are a student, you must wait to receive additional notification that your adviser has signed the project before continuing to step 8.
  •  Your project is ready to be submitted to committee.  Click on “Submit this Package.”
  • Select the proper committee to review the study. 
    • Ball State University has four listed: ASPiRE, IACUC, IBC, and IRB. 
    • Highlight the committee and click "Continue."
  • Select your “Submission Type,” and choose “Closure/Final Report.”
  • Click “Submit.”