Policy Number

RI 201

Date Issued


Document Type

Policy (open access)


In order to protect the rights of all human participants involved in research at Georgia Southern University, the University operates its human participant research programs under a Federalwide Assurance (FWA) with the Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) within the Department of Health and Human Services. The FWA represents a fundamental commitment to the protection of human participants and applies to all Georgia Southern University (GS) research involving human participants, regardless of the location of the research or its sources of funding.

Responsible Party

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


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