Institutional Review Board
Cayuse Research Suite is our portal for IRB submissions. This system streamlines the
approval process and makes your list of studies available to you in one convenient
Human Subjects Ethics
Required training is available through CITI Online Training for investigators who
conduct human subjects research.
All individuals using KSU technology resources must comply with data security regulations
Use of Student Data - Research projects proposing the use of information obtained from student records
(e.g., KSU email addresses, GPAs, test scores, grades, credit hours) should follow
KSU policies and FERPA regulations, which govern the disclosure of student record
Assessment/Evaluation vs. Research - Research studies involving human subjects require IRB review. Assessment/Evaluative
studies and activities do not. Please consult this page for guidance on the differences between the two and contact us with any questions.
International Research - If you want to conduct research outside the continental United States, please review
the requirements on this page.
Non-KSU Researchers - If you are a non-KSU researcher wanting to recruit any KSU faculty, staff or students
as research participants, please review the requirements on this page.