Annual Reminder Regarding University's Holiday Closing & Proposal Processing

Monday, October 23, 2023

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 23, 2023 and Friday, November 24, 2023; and from Monday, December 25, 2023 through Monday January 1, 2024.  In order to ensure submission of endorsed proposals to the sponsor before each holiday break, 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 15)

WEDNESDAY (November 22)

FRIDAY (December 15)

FRIDAY (December 22)

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 and staff within your departments. 

We greatly appreciate your cooperation in these matters.

Wendy T. Montgomery
Assistant Vice President, Office of Research Administration
University of Maryland
3112 Lee Building
College Park, MD 20742
301-405-6279 phone  301-314-9569 fax


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