The Office for the Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS) performs administrative functions of the IRB and serves as the official oversight office for human subject research.
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) ensures the ethical and legal conduct of human subject research at UIUC. The Office for the Protection of Research Subjects (OPRS) performs administrative functions of the IRB and serves as the official oversight office for human subject research. OPRS is the central point of contact for investigators, research subjects, and regulatory agencies and is responsible for organizing and documenting the IRB review process, monitoring research regulations, producing educational programs and materials for faculty and staff, and providing assurance that UIUC is in compliance with federal, state, and campus policies.
If you have any questions or need any assistance relating to human subjects research:
Office for the Protection of Human Subjects
Second Floor, MC-095
805 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Find forms and templates for human subjects research.
Learn about the IRB review types, the decision and submittal processes involved, and more.
Learn about ethics, regulations, and policies relating to human research.
Learn about the IRB required training (for those listed on an IRB protocol).
Learn about informed consent in human subjects research.
If you are participating in a study, learn more.
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign requires that all faculty, staff, students, and researchers listed on an IRB protocol complete required IRB training. The Office for the Protection of Research Subjects provides guidance and instruction on required training. If you have questions about requirements, contact the unit that oversees the specific training. Note that the university has a number of additional training requirements not available through this website.