HRPP Policies and Procedures

HRPP Policies and Procedures

The CUNY Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) is responsible for the protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects in research projects conducted at CUNY or by CUNY faculty, staff and students and RF CUNY staff. The program provides oversight, administrative support and educational training to ensure that CUNY research complies with federal and State regulations, University policy and the highest ethical standards. The CUNY HRPP comprises of 5 University Integrated Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and 19 on-site HRPP offices.

Please note that the following policies and procedures override any policies and procedures covering the same topics in the 2009 Manual.

The below documents are some of the HRPP Policies, Procedures and Guidelines and for a more complete list, please click here



Review Types and Processes


IRB Requirements


Subject Populations


Compliance Monitoring


New York State Requirements