Only electronic consent forms are accepted in eIRB.
Paper copies of sponsor consent forms must be scanned and converted into an electronic copy in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), MS Word (.doc), or HTML (.html) format.
The Office of Human Subjects Research (OHSR) has a high-speed scanner that may be used to convert paper documents into Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files. Call 410-955-3008 or send an email to [email_address] to schedule an appointment.
Some Macintosh users need to add the three character PC style file-type extensions to Mac file names before uploading into eIRB.