faculty supervisors

Are you engaged in student-faculty research, serving as a capstone consultant, supervising an independent study project, etc.? If so, most of the information you will need can be found on the page for instructors.

Wait! Before you go, we did want to let you know of a few changes that affect you.


We’ve gone online!

Submit all HPRB proposals via our new online system, Mentor.
We have a new proposal form and new templates.


You are the last stop before submission

Your electronic signature is required in order for student proposals to be submitted in Mentor. Be on the lookout for email notifications that your student’s proposal is ready to be reviewed and submitted.

When might you be called upon to serve as a faculty supervisor?

  • as a course instructor, if research is part of your course and you require students to submit HPRB proposals
  • as a faculty member collaborating with students on research
  • as a capstone consultant, if your department has those
  • as a faculty member working with students on independent research

As a faculty supervisor, you should be willing to consult with students on:

  • appropriate research topics, methods, materials, and procedures
  • norms and best practices for research in your discipline
  • aspects of the project requiring special care and planning
    (e.g., work with certain populations, collection of sensitive or protected data, use of deception, ethical concerns, etc.)
  • HPRB proposal submission
  • on-going HPRB responsibilities as a researcher

In Mentor, you and the students you work with can:

  • access and complete the HPRB proposal form
  • upload required documents
  • edit documents, make comments, respond to comments
  • submit final versions of all materials