The Office of First Year Experiences encourages exploration of the scholarship of teaching, learning and assessment within the first year experiences courses.  For general questions and/or collaboration on conducting research in your first year experiences course contact Jill Sible (  Please find the First Year Experiences IRB Protocol and Student Informed Consent template forms here and on the Virginia Tech IRB website.  The FYE IRB templates are to be used as a framework, editing is necessary before submission to  provide course specific details.  


First Year Experience IRB Protocol Template 2015-16 (DOC | 184KB)

First Year Experience IRB Consent Form Template 2015-16 (DOC | 228KB)