Institutional Review Board

Policy No: RC002

Policy Statement

The Fashion Institute of Technology’s Institutional Review Board (FIT-IRB) reviews research that will be conducted by FIT faculty, students, staff, auxiliaries, and affiliates with the goal of safeguarding the health, safety, dignity, and general welfare of human participants in that research. The FIT-IRB is responsible for upholding the norms of acceptable research practice set forth by applicable state and federal laws and regulations.  

Who is Affected by This Policy

  • All members of the FIT community (i.e., faculty, staff, students, and affiliates) who plan to conduct or participate in research involving human subjects.

Policy Information

  • Responsible Administrator: Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Responsible Office: Academic Affairs
  • Implementation History: Issued August 2018; Updated November 2020; Reviewed October 2023
  • Contact(s): Academic Affairs; Chairperson of the FIT-IRB; Office for Human Research Protections 

View Official Policy

[RC002, Institutional Review Board (.pdf)]
*This PDF document is the official version of this policy.

Related Document

See Ad Hoc Dispute Resolution Committee Table (.pdf)