CSU Chico Institutional Compliance Boards

Research Involving Human Subjects or Vertebrate Animal Subjects

Research and educational activities of Chico State faculty, staff, or students that involves human subjects or vertebrate animal subjects require approval by the Human Subjects Research Committee (HSRC; also referred to as Institutional Review Board, IRB) or the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), respectively. 

Chico State is accredited through the National Institutes of Health and conforms to all federal, state, and university regulations regarding the ethical use of human subjects and vertebrate animal subjects in research and education. Questions and requests for assistance should be directed to Rosemary White at 530-898-5413 or rwhite@csuchico.edu.

Applications and instructions can be downloaded using the links below.


Human Subjects Policy     PDF Version

Full Board Application Deadline Information

Human Subjects Forms    


Animal Welfare Policy

Animal Use and Care - Application (Word)

Federal OLAW-PHS Policy on Care and Use