Axiom Mentor

Axiom Mentor is an electronic research compliance management system. Currently, SMU Research Compliance uses the Mentor system to manage IRB review of research with human subjects.

Getting Started

Axiom Mentor is available to all active SMU faculty, staff, and students.

  1. Click the Sign In button above.
    • If you are currently logged into another system using Single Sign-On, you will be directed to Axiom Mentor.
    • If you are not logged in to a system using Single Sign-On, log in with your SMU ID and your SMU Password. You will then be directed to Axiom Mento.
      SSO with SMU ID

Don’t hesitate to reach out to Research Compliance with any questions.

Documentation & Training

Research with Human Subjects

Research Compliance offers the Research Handbook as a comprehensive guide to the IRB approval process. Please visit the Research Handbook for information about the application and review process, criteria used to evaluate IRB proposals, informed consent, training, and much more.

Mentor SOPs

Find SOPs for many common procedures in the Mentor IRB System on the Research Compliance website.


SMU key personnel on human subjects research protocols must complete training via the CITI program. Please refer to the Research Handbook for more information about the required training.