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02/05/2020:  Pursuant to Notice number NOT-OD-20-065, issued today, effective January 5, 2020, the NIH Executive Level II Salary cap is $197,300.

01/22/2020:  ORED, in a combined effort with representatives from the Rutgers Research Community, has developed a Roles & Responsibilities Matrix.  This matrix has been designed to provide guidance on the assignment of responsibilities across campus functions, as they relate to the lifecycle of an award.  It does not include an exhaustive list of all campus business practices and it does not replace applicable departmental policies and procedures.  The normal business practices of the individual campus functions should be followed.  However, it can be used as a guide for identifying Owners (O) and Contributors (C) of award management responsibilities.  This is a “live” document that may be updated by ORED on a regular basis as our policies and procedures may be altered or created.  Please forward all questions related to this document to

12/20/2019:  As of January 21, 2020, ALL FEDERALLY-FUNDED COLLABORATIVE proposals including human subject research will require the use of a Single IRB.  Please contact the Rutgers IRB Reliance Administrator at at least five (5) to six (6) weeks prior to the due date of the proposal to obtain additional information regarding the process of determining who will be IRB of record and how to properly include IRB fees in your budget.

For further guidance regarding this important issue please visit the eRIB website at:

12/19/19 Rutgers has become a participating member of the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Expanded Clearinghouse.  Effective immediately, Rutgers, as a potential Subawardee to any and all proposals, is not obligated to complete the long Subrecipient Commitment form provided by the Pass Through Entity (PTE).  Updated Letter(s) of Intent, as well as guidelines as to which form to use, can be found at the following link:

07/11/19 An updated memo restating Rutgers' policy regarding the inclusion of facilities and administrative (F&A) costs in budgets for externally sponsored projects has been posted to the website. It may be found at the the link below:

04/22/19 The updated Budget Template with Cost Sharing has been posted to the website. This template may be used when there is need for a more complex budget preparation/estimation that will calculate F&A across fiscal years and/or if cost sharing is a component of the project.