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Check Review Status

Once you have sent in a submission for review, you may check on the status in eRA at any time. The listed status in eRA is the most recent action performed on the study file. To check the status of any review:

  1. In Internet Explorer or Safari open the eRA homepage.  The direct URL is:  https://era.cu.edu/
  2. Click the "Login" tab on the left side of the screen and enter your CU Identikey username/password and select "Boulder" as the Campus.
  3. Click the Login button.
  4. Upon successful login, the My Open Action Items screen will appear.  Click the My Human Subjects menu to expand the list, then click the Show/List link.  The screen will refresh and you will see a list of your protocols.  Click the open folder icon to open the desired protocol.  A new window will open to the Submissions screen. 
  5. Locate the desired submission type in the table.  The current status will be listed in the Status column.  Possible statuses and their respective descriptions are listed below:
Status Description
Approved Submission has been approved by the IRB. 
Awaiting Faculty Advisor Review You are waiting for your faculty advisor to review and either approve or disapprove your submission.

Completed

Submission has been reviewed, and Principal Investigator (PI) has been notified.
Deferred The submission was reviewed and the IRB panel requests more information.  A response is required.  The response submission will be reveiwed at a later convened meeting.
Disapproved The submission has been denied by a convened IRB panel. 
Exempt Submission has received exempt determination by the IRB.
In Development You are working on a submission and it has not been sent to the IRB.
Incomplete The submission is incomplete. A response is required.
IRB Intake The submission has successfully been sent to the IRB and is awaiting review.
Modifications Required
The submission required modifications before the review may continue. A response is required.
Pending Review The submission is with a reviewer but a decision has not yet been made.
Scheduled for XXX Review Submission has been scheduled for a specific type of review.

A downloadable tutorial of this process is also available for your convenience.

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