Office of Human Research

Welcome to THE EXTERNAL IRB PORTAL! (Electronic IRB Application Portal)

The IRB Portal will be permanently deactivated at end of business on Friday, Sept. 2, in preparation for go-live of Jefferson's new IRB e-system, iRIS, on Mon., Sept. 26. Click here for the NEW 2022 iRIS Platform


Campus Key:


The External IRB Portal is for use ONLY by staff who do not have access to the internal Jefferson Network. All other personnel with campus keys should use the IRB Portal. In order to use the Standard IRB Portal, you must be at a computer that is inside the Jefferson firewall or access via RAP.

Need help?

For campus key log-in problems, call Technical Assistance Center at 215-503-7975.

For questions about making submissions on The Portal, call OHR at 215-503-3846.

For technical problems using The Portal, call the Shared Computer Facility at 215-503-4606.



Application may not be available for small periods on the 3rd Wednesday of each month between 8:00PM and 9:00PM.

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