Award Life Cycle
News & Announcements
08/07/16 The RAPSS Phase II upgrade is complete and the portal is available for general use. An activity matrix, to help determine what activity should be initiated in RAPSS and what activity should use the current paper process may be found here.
05/20/16 The ORSP website has been updated! Please see the ORSP Website before/after image to find where previous content has been relocated.
04/09/16 The RAPSS upgrade has been completed. The system is now available for general use. RAPSS is now able to accomodate those opportunities requiring the use of the "Forms-D" for upcoming submissions.
01/21/16 NSF released the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG, NSF 16-1) in October 2015. To support the policy updates in the PAPPG, beginning on January 25, 2016, NSF will no longer provide a 5-day grace period between the submission of a proposal to NSF and receipt of the Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) signature. In addition, Proposal File Updates, Revised Budgets, Notifications and Requests, Proposal Withdrawals, PI Transfers, and Supplemental Funding Requests must be signed and submitted by an AOR. If you do not have the AOR permission, you will not be able to submit proposals and other documents to NSF.
12/01/15 The NIH has released the new Grants Policy Statement. Additional information and the summary of significant changes can be found here
08/10/15 The Research Administrators Information Network (RAIN) meetings for Fall 2015 have been scheduled. All personnel involved with research administration are encouraged to attend. RAIN meetings provide continuing education and updates in the areas of research administration with information from the pre- and post-award offices, corporate contracts and several others. More information here.
08/03/15 ORSP has released a new Endorsement Form and new proposal submission policy as part of the Excellence in Research Administration initiative. The new endorsement form may be downloaded here and the updated policy and proposal submission timeline may be viewed here.