Investigator IRB Cayuse Training starts Wednesday, August 25

Aug. 23, 2021


The UNLV Division of Research is excited to announce the forthcoming launch of Cayuse for the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and the Office of Research Integrity (ORI).  The advantages of Cayuse are many, including the ability to streamline the submission of grant and award materials as well as compliance protocols. Through its use of “smart form” technology, this all-in-one suite of web-based software will provide more targeted protocol and proposal development for investigators relevant to a particular submission. UNLV research administrators will be able to more quickly access records, protocols, and proposals between and among offices, thereby reducing administrative time.

Cayuse will launch this semester starting September 7, 2021.

Investigator IRB Training starts Wednesday, August 25.

ORI is scheduled to launch Cayuse during the Fall 2021 semester. A timeline, including upcoming investigator training sessions, is provided below.

Training is open to all UNLV investigators and will be held on August 25th and August 26th with both morning and afternoon sessions each day. We will also provide live streaming via WebEx and will record these sessions for later viewing for those unable to attend in-person. Other training materials will be hosted and available on the ORI-Human Subjects website. Workshops for colleges and departments can also be scheduled by contacting Dax Miller (

Investigator Training for Cayuse IRB (investigators are encouraged to bring their own laptop):

Location SEB 2251:

Aug 25th: 9:00AM-11:00AM (morning session); 1:00PM-3:00PM (afternoon session)

Aug 26th: 9:00AM-11:00AM (morning session); 1:00PM-3:00PM (afternoon session)

Sept 2nd: 9:00AM-11:00AM (morning session); 1:00PM-3:00PM (afternoon session)

Sept 3rd: 9:00AM-11:00AM (morning session); 1:00PM-3:00PM (afternoon session)

Sept 16th: 9:00AM-11:00AM (morning session); 1:00PM-3:00PM (afternoon session)

Sept 17th: 9:00AM-11:00AM (morning session); 1:00PM-3:00PM (afternoon session)

Pre-registration is required. Please visit Cayuse IRB Training to reserve a spot.  Should you have any questions about registering, please contact Cindy Lee at

Important Dates:

September 3, 2021—ORI will cease acceptance of any research requests via IRBNet. If you intend on submitting a new protocol before September 3, 2021 please contact the IRB office at so we can best facilitate the review of your project as we transition between systems. 

September 7, 2021—Cayuse Go Live for IRB, IACUC, and IBC

October 8, 2021—IRBNet will be removed from UNLV access. Investigators should save any materials currently on IRBNet prior to this date.

­­The Office of Sponsored Programs

OSP will launch Cayuse for all proposal submissions and award management in the Spring 2022 semester. OSP is still training in the Cayuse Sponsored Projects (SP). The Cayuse SP will manage proposal and award records. PIs and proposal approvers will be able to approve proposals quickly from their own computers and award records will be easily accessible online.
Some other benefits of this new software include:

  • Auto-fill features and easy to use forms
  • Online access to all your proposals and awards
  • Electronic proposal routing

Once the OSP software is fully implemented, training sessions will be scheduled for faculty, staff, and department administrators.

Please watch for upcoming announcements related to Cayuse training opportunities for sponsored programs.