Management System for Human Subjects

The e-Protocol Management System* is a web-based system that automates the Institutional Review Board approval processes. It is used for electronic protocol submission, routing, reviewing, and tracking that enables investigators, and IRB members, to process protocol applications online.

ontact Nancy Swett,, (413) 545-3428 for more information and for LOGIN AND PASSWORD ACCESS. You will need to provide the following information: Name, Department, Title (Graduate Student, Postdoc, Associate Professor, etc), e-mail and NETID. (Note your NETID is the login that you would use when checking your e-mail through UMAIL). Certification of human subjects training will also be required. Please allow 4-6 weeks for the review process.

PLEASE NOTE: All human subjects researchers at UMass are required to complete a CITI Training refresher every 5 years.   See Training and Education for more information.  

NOTE: If you are a student, you must have a faculty sponsor who will be responsible for the oversight of your project. Your faculty sponsor must also have an eProtocol login and human subjects training certification.


* Key Solutions, Inc. has designed and developed e-Protocol Management System    


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