Research Administration

Research Administration works closely with principal investigators, the Office of Sponsored Projects, and Extramural Funds Accounting to provide overall administrative support including, but not limited to, the following functions.

  • Reviewing and approving all transactions involving the commitment of contracts and grants funds.
  • Providing detailed financial reports and projections to principle investigators.
  • Consulting with principal investigators to determine how best to meet their changing financial needs.
  • Ensuring that all transactions are in accordance with terms and conditions of the award and with university policy.
  • Reviewing and tracking cost sharing and/or matching fund commitments set forth in the proposal and making recommendations to the Dean; providing cost-sharing information to Extramural Funds for reporting purposes.
  • Assisting with the closing of contracts and grants.

See Conference Planning & Cash Handling Procedures for information on the following:

  • Conference Planning
  • Cash Handling
  • Credit Card Payments
  • UCSC or Inter-Campus Charges
  • Requesting a Change Fund
  • Alcohol Policy

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