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ARROW Guidance

Guidance on Using ARROW

Application Review for Research Oversight at Wisconsin (ARROW)

ARROW is now live for all researchers submitting to the HS IRBs.  ARROW must now be used for both new submissions and existing protocols.

To LOGIN to ARROW, go to and click on the "Login" link in the upper right corner.

Below are links to topics that we have developed guidance pages for.  Each link contains help on various ARROW issues study teams have come across.  Please send us feedback on other topics you think would be beneficial.

ARROW Access

ARROW General

ARROW Initial Review

ARROW Cancer Center

ARROW Reference Videos  

We have created a series of reference videos to help guide ARROW users through the new electronic submission system. You will need the free Adobe Flash Player to view the videos, though most computers should have this already installed.


ARROW Help Line Email

All ARROW questions for the HS-IRBs should be directed to  This email is staffed until 3PM, Monday-Friday.  Emails received before 3PM can expect a response that same day.  Emails received after 3PM will be responded to the next day.

Any ARROW questions regarding a submission to the SBS/ED-IRB should be directed towards their office.

Tips on ARROW Help Resources

  • When contacting the IRB Office for help with ARROW, please be as specific as possible about the type of problems you are experiencing with ARROW.  The more information IRB staff have about the issues you are encountering, the better they can effectively assist you.  We request the following information from all users contacting the Help Line:
    • Name/Contact Information
    • Study Number/PI Name
    • Detailed Issue
  • All requests for assistance will be triaged in order to help users with the most acute needs first.
  • Please use the ARROW Help Line for assistance regarding ARROW.  Users seeking help with ARROW who contact the main office or other IRB staff will be forwarded to the ARROW Help Line.

Keywords:arrow, arrow login, arrow log in, login, log in add external personnel   Doc ID:17466
Owner:Chelsea D.Group:Health Sciences IRBs
Created:2011-03-24 18:00 CSTUpdated:2015-02-12 11:28 CST
Sites:Health Sciences IRBs
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