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Arts and Sciences Research Office

Promoting Research - Proposal Development - Reviewing Proposals - Gardiner Hall, Suite 320

Award Management Overview

The Principal Investigator (PI) has signature authority and is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of all charges on an award. This includes ensuring that all charges comply with both University and sponsor guidelines. The PI is also responsible for the conductance or oversight of a monthly reconciliation of the account.

Award Checklist and Sample UBM ReportWhen you receive an award and budget email notice from Sponsored Programs Grants Administration or the Office of Industry Contracts, use theAwards Checklist (PDF) to review that everything has been loaded correctly.

After the budget has been loaded, the A&S Research Office will contact you and the Unit Business Manager (UBM) to arrange a brief meeting to review the award and budget.

Contact the A&S Research Office if you would like to review existing grants or contracts.

A&S Department Chairs complete a monthly review of grants and contracts. This is a link to the Monthly Chair Report (PDF) which is turned in to the A&S Research Office.