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Policy: VIII.A.2

Issued: December 15, 1986

Owner: Office of Sponsored Programs

Latest Revision: March 6, 2000



This policy is currently under revision at the University. Although the statements herein reflect enforced policy guidance, please contact the "Owner" listed above if you have questions about how this policy applies to your office. The statements herein are to be used as general guidance until the policy has been revised and added to the University Policy Directory. Thank you.

1.0 Purpose

This policy describes the general responsibilities of the Office of Sponsored Programs.

2.0 Policy [Top]

The Office of Sponsored Programs is the University central administrative office responsible for communicating sponsor requirements to the University community and establishing the controls necessary to assure the requirements are met.

Except for proposals processed in the School of Medicine, The Office of Sponsored Programs is responsible for the Solicitation of Grants and Contracts.  The Assistant Vice President for Finance has delegated authority for the solicitation of grants and contracts for the School of Medicine to the Director of Grants and Contracts in the School of Medicine.

The Office of Sponsored Programs is responsible for the financial control of awards received.

In performing its charge, OSP is involved in the following activities:

Provide consultative services to faculty and research administrators in the preparation of proposal packages.

Review all proposals to assure that:

Contract Management

Accounting and Control

Statistical Reports and Electronic Research Administration


3.0 Definitions [Top]

4.0 References [Top]

5.0 Approvals and Revisions [Top]

       Previous version in effect from 12/15/86 to 3/6/00 available in policy archive.

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