Off-campus Site Permissions

Site permission is required for all research occurring at a non-Brandeis University private facility/space (e.g., school, closed online chat room), and a site permission letter must be included as part of your IRB protocol. If you are unsure whether such permission is required for your research, contact the HRPP office for guidance.

The site permission letter must include the following content:

In some instances, an email may suffice, but must include the elements listed above.  In such cases, you may include some of the elements in the body of your email in which you request permission. Note that the permission email must come from the signatory's official email address. Please contact the HRPP office for approval prior to submitting the site permission letter in email form.