IRB Application Instructions - Responsible Project Investigator (Principal Investigator)

Help Information

  • The ID# format is as follows:

    • MSU Faculty, Academic Staff, Staff: Z-PID

    • MSU Students (including graduate students and residents): A-PID

    • Non-MSU Affiliates: Contact the IRB for a G-PID

  • Enter the ID# of the Responsible Project Investigator (Principal Investigator, PI); with limited exceptions, only MSU regular faculty, emeritus faculty, and fixed term faculty employees with rank of assistant professor or higher may be designated as PI

  • See HRPP Manual Section 4-9, Designation as Principal Investigator for requirements and exceptions related to designation as the PI

  • To be added to the application, the individual needs to be registered with the MSU IRB Online System

Helpful HRPP Manual Sections

Question Number

  • Initial Application (Exempt) - Question 1A

  • Initial Application (Expedited and Full Board) - Question 1A