Human Subjects Researcher Support

IRB Virtual Office Hours 

Every Wednesday from 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. CST, IRB staff host virtual office hours open to the UT research community. Log in directly to the Zoom meeting (Zoom ID: 99072854072) to speak to an IRB staff member. 


Get Help

For help with an IRB submission or for questions about human subjects research regulations, please choose one of the options below. 

IRB Chat

Chat live with an experienced IRB Analyst Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


For general questions, contact the IRB staff via email at For questions regarding single IRB/reliance, email the reliance specialist at 

IRB Telephone Helpline

Call 512-232-1543 and leave a message, and an IRB staff member will return the call as soon as possible. 

IRB Staff Directory


IRB Satisfaction Survey

The Office of Research Support and Compliance (ORSC) greatly values feedback from the UT Austin research community and invites researchers to share recent experiences with the IRB submission process. This brief survey is voluntary and all responses will be anonymous. For assistance or questions, please contact the HRPP Quality Assurance Program at

Complete the survey