Operations Manual – Contents Page

The HRPP Operations Manual (OM) describes the overarching rules governing the University of Michigan’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and serves as a policy and procedural reference for investigators, IRBs, administrators, and others.  


The HRPP Operations Manual was updated in January 2022.

HRPP Operations Manual

The HRPP Operations Manual has 13 parts.  Click a link to review or download the OM from the References & Resources section below

References and Resources

HRPP Operations Manual

Describes the overarching rules governing the University of Michigan’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) and outlines responsibilities, processes, and guidelines for the U-M investigators, the institutional review boards (IRBs), administrators, and others under the HRPP. [PDF]  Last updated:  April 2023


    To ask a question, express concerns, or provide suggestions about human research protections at U-M, please send a message to hrppumich@umich.edu.