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Institutional Review Board

Lakeside Institutional Review Board

The Lakeside Institutional Review Board reviews all research involving human subjects conducted by Lakeside personnel. We protect the rights and welfare of human subjects who are recruited to participate in research activities conducted by Loyola University Chicago personnel and help personnel stay in compliance with the federal regulations on ethical research.

Let's Get Started

Access our application review system

Go here to access the Compliance Approval Portal (CAP). This is the site where you will start and maintain your IRB applications.

Finding the right LUC IRB

Loyola University of Chicago has two IRBs. This site is for the Lakeside IRB, go here for the Health Sciences IRB.
If you are not sure which IRB you need, please contact us.


Consent Form Approval Procedure

Our procedure for approving consent forms will be changing starting 12/06/2022. Going forward, consent forms will no longer be stamped. Instead, researchers must include the date of the latest revision in the submitted consent form. See our updated templates for formatting guidance and our page on the consent process for more information.