This is ORA’s annual reminder regarding the University’s scheduled holiday closings and the need for timely proposal submissions.


Updates on Continuing Review and Closure Reports


Registration for the October and November months Spotlight Series are open.


Registration for both the Beginner and Advanced Tracks are open for the upcoming academic term.


A revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 22-1) has been issued. The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due on or after October 4, 2021. The new version of the Guide includes a number of significant changes.


Updates on Pre-award and Post-award Disclosure Information in NSF Proposals


The University has successfully negotiated a new Fringe Benefit cost rate agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the upcoming Fiscal Year 2022.


Effective 5/24/21, the National Science Foundation (NSF) added functionality to enable Principal Investigators (PIs) to remove publications both from the NSF Public Access Repository (NSF-PAR) and from in-progress project reports in the Project Reporting System without assistance from the NSF Help Desk (and link to the below message.


The latest information regarding disclosure requirements on federal proposals.



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