Annual Reminder Regarding University's Holiday Closing & Proposal Processing

Wendy Montgomery, Director, ORA
Tuesday, November 1, 2016

This is ORA’s annual reminder regarding the University’s scheduled holiday closings and the need for timely proposal submissions.  The University will be closed for the holidays, Thursday, November 24, 2016 and Friday, November 25, 2016; and from Monday, December 26, 2016 thru Monday January 2, 2017.  In order to ensure submission of endorsed proposals to the sponsor before the holiday breaks, the deadlines for proposal submissions to the Office of Research Administration are:

Latest Delivery Deadline to ORA
To Ensure That Endorsed Proposal is
Submitted to the Sponsor By
WEDNESDAY (November 16) WEDNESDAY (November 23)
FRIDAY(December 16) FRIDAY (December 23)

Any proposals which are submitted to ORA LATER than the above schedule may run the risk of not being reviewed, approved and submitted through the University’s routing process by the sponsor’s deadline date.   Please share this information with faculty within your departments. 

We greatly appreciate your cooperation in these matters.



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