Institutional Review Board

IRB Assurance: FWA00010885IRB Number: 00010258
IRB@paloaltou.eduPh: (650) 433-3870
Palo Alto University1791 Arastradero Rd.Palo Alto, CA 94304

This site is dedicated to the PAU Institutional Review Board. Research involving human subjects must be approved by the board, through the submission of your proposal. For additional information, please refer to the IRB Standard Operating Procedures and consult with your advisor.


Temporary Freeze on New Submissions in the IRB Manager System from December 21 through January 3. For more information, please click the link below.

NEW Federal Rules will go into effect on January 21, 2019. Please click the link below for helpful resources related to the anticipated changes.

**Please be advised that the IRB website is currently under construction, though remains active. You may notice significant organizational changes over the next few weeks, but all information remains accessible. If you have any questions or concerns, please email**