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IRB Chat – Chat live with an experienced IRB Analyst Monday-Friday 9 am-4 pm. Simply click on the IRB Chat icon on the right side of the page to begin your chat session.


Virtual Office Hours – Every Wednesday at 10:00 am-11:00 am CST, IRB staff are hosting virtual office hours open to the UT research community. Log in directly to our Zoom meeting (Zoom ID: 99072854072) to speak to an IRB staff member.


Email – For general questions, contact the IRB staff via email at

For questions regarding single IRB/reliance, contact our reliance specialist at


Phone – IRB Helpline: 512-232-1543

Note: IRB staff are currently working remotely, but will be monitoring the IRB Helpline. Please leave a message and an IRB staff person will return your call as soon as possible.


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