Research with human and animal subjects must conform to federal regulations designed to ensure adequate protection of the subjects involved.


Two committees appointed by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs review and approve or reject research proposals submitted by Longwood faculty, staff and students or by external researchers.

Visit the appropriate committee’s web page for more information, including proposal instructions and forms.

Training Requirements  

All faculty, staff and students submitting research proposals must complete online training provided by CITI (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative).

See CITI Program Training for access instructions and how to enroll in the course specified by IRB or IACUC.

Institutional Data

Longwood faculty, staff and students needing institutional data for research purposes should complete a Request Longwood Data form.