Spalding University
Research Ethics Committee

1. To submit a new proposal click the Submit Proposal Online tab on the left side of the screen
2. To submit an updated proposal (conditional approval or updates to an approved proposal) click on the Update Proposal tab on the left side of the screen.
3. Please review the template documents and examples located on the right-hand side of the screen. Submit the documents in the following order:
     A. Research Proposal cover page with signatures of all investigators
     B. Research Proposal
     C. Consent Document (follow example on the right side of the screen)
     D. Instruments or protocols used in your study
     E. Permissions (letter on letterhead) from other agencies, schools, or    
         health care facilities to conduct research at their facility.
For information relating to the Research Ethics Committee, application submission, and review process please visit the Spalding University Library Research Guide at


Send an email to with any questions you have, as this is the quickest method of contact.

Research Ethics Committee Chair: 
Cindee Quake-Rapp, PhD., OTR/L 
Graduate Assistant: 
Research Ethics Committee office: 

Fall 2018 GA Office Hours:
any weekday by appointment

​Last Updated: April 2018



Research Project Proposal
Cover Page

Research Project Proposal
Additional Investigators

Directions For Submitting a Proposal

Informed Consent Example

Anonymous Survey Consent Example 


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