Informed Consent

Principal Investigators are required to obtain informed consent from their research subjects/study participants. This is usually a statement or form provided to participants for them to sign. When designing an informed consent, PIs should include the following elements in their informed consent documents:

We also provide templates for Informed Consent documents.

Required Elements of informed Consent Compliant with 2018 Common Rule

Sample Informed Consent for Online Surveys

Sample Informed Consent for Children

Under very specific circumstances, PIs can request a Waiver of Informed Consent. More information can be found here: