West Chester University

Gautam Pillay, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President
628 S. High Street
Filano Hall, Room 205
Fax: 610-436-2689


Forms and Policies

Prepare and submit proposal:


Internal Grant Cover Sheet

Financial Conflict of Interest

Outside intent Sub Award



PASSHE Policy 2012-01: Conflict of Interest

Responsible Conduct of Research Policy

Manage Award


No Cost Extension

Effort Reporting


Indirect Cost Allocation

Spending Grant Funds:


Payment Request Form (excel download)

Travel Authorization (excel download)

Travel Expenses

Grants and Contracts Questions and Anwers:  Deltailed information regarding all aspects of spending grant funds.

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

IRB Committee



If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the chair of the IRB Committee,         Paul Smith.


 The IRB committee reviews all projects involving human subjects conducted by individuals affiliated with West Chester University to confirm that subject's rights, privacy, welfare, and civil liberties are protected. Please utilize the Health and Human Services Human Subject Regulation Decision Charts to determine if your activity is research that must be reviewed by an IRB. The IRB is responsible to the Federal Government (45CFR46 (PDF)) for determining whether research protocols qualify for exemption this document. The IRB does not evaluate the study's design or evaluate its potential contribution.

IRB Policies and Procedures (Word Document Download) (Approved 2009, revised 2014)

IRB Guidelines (Word Document Download)  (Revised 2014)

IRB Application Form (download) (approved 2009, revised 2014)

Exemption Policy for research involving human subjects


Animal Care and Use Committee

Chair: Dr. Aaron Rundus; Deparmtent of Psychology (x3151)

Animal Care and Use (IACUC)