IRBNet Registration

All researchers, IRB Board Members, and authorizing officials (Deans, Department Chairs, Unit Heads, Faculty Advisors) must register with IRBNet once before beginning to use the system.

Click any "VIEW PICTURE" link below to see an image of the registration step.

Step 1:
Visit IRBNet New User Registration

Step 2:
Fill out required information, and click [CONTINUE]

Step 3:
Review User Agreement, and Click [Accept]

Step 4:
Select "Grand Valley State University" as your Affiliated Organization.
You may do this by either typing "Grand Valley State University" in the search box, and clicking [SEARCH], or by scrolling the alphabetical list, and clicking on "Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI".  Then click [CONTINUE]

Step 5:
Enter your contact information.  One telephone number, and an email address is required.  This email address will be used for IRBNet and HRRC Communications. Click [CONTINUE] when finished.

Step 6:
Confirm your information.  If all information is correct, click [REGISTER] to complete your registration.

Step 7:
You should receive a confirmation email from, titled "IRBNet Activation Required".  You must open, and click the link within this email to confirm your registration.  Once you complete the directions in this email, you are registered and may begin your appropriate work.  If you do not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours of registering, please contact the HRRC.

After registering, you may begin submitting studies online, or approving studies.  The Forms and Documents page contains sample forms, and Instructions for various tasks using IRBNet.

IRBNet Forms and Documents

Page last modified March 18, 2014