CREB Meeting Dates + Deadlines

Deadlines for submissions to CREB full board review are strictly observed. Please review the following information to ensure your application is submitted properly and on time.

Deadlines for Full Board Review

Submissions must be received by noon of the deadline listed in the table below in order to be reviewed at the corresponding CREB meeting date. Any applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the next meeting date.

Applications are submitted by the Department Head according to the following process:

  1. Once the Principal Investigator hits “Submit” on an application in RISe, the application is forwarded for approval by the appropriate Department Head; and
  2. Once the Department Head signs off, the study is forwarded to CREB for review.The Department Head must sign off by noon of the deadline.

In time-sensitive situations, it is best to advise your Department Head that the study is waiting for their sign-off. If your Department Head is involved in your study, you should alert the designated alternate to sign your application form in place of the Department Head. 

2017 Deadlines

December 2016

Meeting Date: Dec 13

Submission Deadline: Dec 2


Meeting Date: Jan 10

Submission Deadline: Dec 16, 2016


Meeting Date: Jan 24

Submission Deadline: Jan 13


Meeting Date: Feb 14

Submission Deadline: Feb 3


Meeting Date: Feb 28

Submission Deadline: Feb 17


Meeting Date: Mar 14

Submission Deadline: Mar 3


Meeting Date: Mar 28

Submission Deadline: Mar 17


Meeting Date: Apr 11

Submission Deadline: Mar 31


Meeting Date: Apr 25

Submission Deadline: Apr 13


Meeting Date: May 9

Submission Deadline: Apr 28


Meeting Date: May 23

Submission Deadline: May 12


Meeting Date: June 13

Submission Deadline: June 2


Meeting Date: June 27

Submission Deadline: June 16


Meeting Date: July 11

Submission Deadline: June 30


Meeting Date: July 25

Submission Deadline: July 14


Meeting Date: Aug 8

Submission Deadline: July 28


Meeting Date: Aug 22

Submission Deadline: Aug 11


Meeting Date: Sept 12

Submission Deadline: Sept 1


Meeting Date: Sept 26

Submission Deadline: Sept 15


Meeting Date: Oct 10

Submission Deadline: Sept 29


Meeting Date: Oct 24

Submission Deadline: Oct 13


Meeting Date: Nov 14

Submission Deadline: Nov 3


Meeting Date: Nov 28

Submission Deadline: Nov 17


Meeting Date: Dec 12

Submission Deadline: Dec 1

January 2018

Meeting Date: Jan 9, 2018

Submission Deadline: Dec 15, 2017

CREB deadlines and meeting dates are also listed in RISe. Login to RISe and select the appropriate committee from the left margin. For more information on CREB deadlines and meeting dates, consult the CREB Guidance Notes.

Delegated or Expedited Review

Studies qualifying for Delegated/Expedited Review have an approximate turnaround time of 1-2 weeks. If a submissions for Delegated/Expedited Review is referred to the Full Board, the turnaround time will substantially increase. Please contact the CREB Office if you are unsure whether your study qualifies for Delegated/Expedited Review.

Minimal Risk Review

If your study qualifies for Minimal Risk Review, you may submit the application anytime, but we ask that you avoid the deadline dates listed above.