UW Research

Policies, Procedures and Guidance

SOP Consent Documentation


This document describes the policies and procedures for documenting informed consent from human research subjects. It does not address the topics of parental permission, assent from children, or the emergency exception provision.

Change Notes

Updated link – 12.13.2019
Added reference to the new consent worksheet – 12.28.2018
Added language regarding electronic consent – 08.24.2018
Added an additional example of how a researcher can obtain a consent signature in – 10.27.2017
Updated links – 06.14.2017