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 / 2018 Deadlines

November 2017

Meeting Date: Nov 14

Submission Deadline: Nov 03


Meeting Date: Nov 28

Submission Deadline: Nov 17

December 2017

Meeting Date: Dec 12

Submission Deadline: Dec 01

January 2018

Meeting Date: Jan 09

Submission Deadline: Dec 15, 2017


Meeting Date: Jan 23

Submission Deadline: Jan 12

February 2018

Meeting Date: Feb 13

Submission Deadline: Feb 02


Meeting Date: Feb 27

Submission Deadline: Feb 16

March 2018

Meeting Date: Mar 13

Submission Deadline: Mar 02


Meeting Date: Mar 27

Submission Deadline: Mar 16

April 2018

Meeting Date: Apr 10

Submission Deadline: Mar 29


Meeting Date: Apr 24

Submission Deadline: Apr 13

May 2018

Meeting Date: May 08

Submission Deadline: Apr 27


Meeting Date: May 22

Submission Deadline: May 11

June 2018

Meeting Date: June 12

Submission Deadline: June 01


Meeting Date: Jun 26

Submission Deadline: Jun 15

July 2018

Meeting Date: Jul 10

Submission Deadline: Jun 29


Meeting Date: Jul 24

Submission Deadline: Jul 13

August 2018

Meeting Date: Aug 14

Submission Deadline: Aug 03


Meeting Date: Aug 28

Submission Deadline: Aug 17

September 2018

Meeting Date: Sep 11

Submission Deadline: Aug 31


Meeting Date: Sep 25

Submission Deadline: Sep 14

October 2018

Meeting Date: Oct 09

Submission Deadline: Sep 28


Meeting Date: Oct 23

Submission Deadline: Oct 12

November 2018

Meeting Date: Nov 13

Submission Deadline: Nov 02


Meeting Date: Nov 27

Submission Deadline: Nov 16

December 2018

Meeting Date: Dec 11

Submission Deadline: Nov 30

January 2019

Meeting Date: Jan 08, 2019

Submission Deadline: Dec 14, 2018

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.