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The Research Compliance Office (RCO) will be closed during Stanford’s Winter Closure from Wednesday, December 21st, 2022, through Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Time Needed for Protocol Approval

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Most new studies take between 4-6 weeks to be approved. Please factor in this review time when you’re getting started. See our meeting schedule for deadlines for each meeting. If you need further help at any time, contact the Research Compliance staff.