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Institutional Review Board (IRB): Abraham Lincoln University Students

NCU Summer Closure Notice

Greetings! The IRB will be closing on June 25, 2021 at 12pm PT for the NCU Summer Closure. NCU Summer Closure dates: June 28, 2021 through July 5, 2021. Please plan on submitting your IRB Application on or before June 11, 2021 if you plan on obtaining IRB Approval before the Summer Closure. Applications will not be reviewed until the IRB returns to the office on July 6, 2021. However, you may still work on your application during this time.

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  • Mondays at 8-9am PT
  • Tuesdays at 1:30-2pm PT
  • Wednesdays at 2:30-3pm PT
  • Thursdays at 1-2pm PT
  • Fridays at 2-3pm PT

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CITI Program

Getting Started & How to Navigate the IRB Website

If you are an Abraham Lincoln University (ALU) researcher, we are excited to have you! Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the NCU IRB website. The below video provides a brief overview on how to navigate through the IRB website.

Step 1: Affiliate CITI with NCU

If you already have a CITI account, follow these instructions to affiliate with Northcentral University. 

  1. Login to CITI
  2. Go to “Courses” in the top navigation menu
  3. Under “Institutional Courses,” select “Add Affiliation”
  4. Add Northcentral University

You may review all CITI instructions on our CITI page.

Step 2: Review Resources

Review the "Getting Started" page to consider the feasibility of your study.

Step 3: Use IRB services

If you have questions about the IRB process or are experiencing technical issues with IRBManager, you can attend weekly Open Office Hours for support. No registration is necessary.

To learn about writing/revising your IRB application, you can register to attend weekly Group Sessions  or register for IRB Document Review.

CITI training

Primary researchers must complete online training through the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program. For assistance, please see our CITI instructions page.

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