Human Subjects Institutional Review Board (HSIRB)

Consent/assent document development

The following information and sample documents are provided to help researchers develop consent and assent documents customized to the design of the individual research project. If departmental letterhead is used, you may omit the header "Western Michigan University" and the department name.


These samples contain all of the elements found in the Document Development Checklist.

Additional Information

Questions? E-mail the research compliance coordinator

Office of the Vice President for Research
Western Michigan University
210 W Walwood Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5456 USA
(269) 387-8298 | (269) 387-8276 Fax