ORA Policies/Guidelines & Forms

Documentation

Link(s)

Latest Update

Cost Sharing: Cost sharing at UA explained. (ORA-00-01)

Cost-Share Institutional Approvals Form: If a proposal will include cost-share of any kind, PI must complete this form, including securing approvals as required, and submit it to their Sr. Grants Coordinator before the proposal submission deadline.  

Policy

Form

11/2016
Defining Sponsored Programs  (ORA-00-02) Policy 11/2016
Export Control  (ORA-00-05)

Statement

11/2016
Indirect Costs  (ORA-00-04)

Policy

Form

11/2016
Master Research Agreement (MRA) with Appendix. A scope of work and budget are also required. PIs working with a company interested in establishing a Master Research Agreement should contact Emily Njus, Manager, Pre-Award Research Administration (emily@uakron.edu or 330-972-2760).  If proposing changes, please request a Word version. 

PDF

8/20/2019

PI Proposal Pre-Review Checklist (ORA-00-08).  For optimum performance, prior to filling in, save the form to your device and open using Adobe. 

Form

7/18/2019
Proposal Deadline Policy (ORA-01-02).  Complete and final proposal, accompanied by required approvals, must be submitted to the ORA at least three business days prior to the sponsor's deadline. 

Policy

8/1/2019
Research Contingency Fund (ORA-00-09) Policy and processes, and the request form, for use by the Deans, to submit requests for using Research Contingency Fund funding for research equipment needs only. For optimum performance, prior to filling in, save the form to your device and open using Adobe.

Policy

Form

07/2020
Startup Funding - Policy rescinded. (ORA-00-03) Faculty should contact their Dean and/or Chair.  Questions can also be directed to the Office of the Chief Academic Officer. 
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Description

Latest Update

00-07

00-08

Policy regarding Externally Funded Proposal Submissions

Policy

Jan. 2019

01-01

PI/PD Eligibility

Policy

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01-02

Proposal Submission Deadline

Policy

01-03

Limited Submissions

Webpage

--- Aug. 2015

01-04

Pre-Award Request: For new awards prior to official award notification

Policy

Form

Nov. 2016

01-05

Underwrite Request: For continuing awards prior to receipt of incremental funding

Policy

Form

Nov. 2016

02-01

Cost Transfers

Policy

Form

Nov. 2016

02-02

Budget Revisions

Policy

Form

02-03

Residual Funds: For use when a fixed price agreement has a residual balance

Policy

Form

June 2017

02-04 Fly America Act and Exception Form Policy Form Nov. 2016
02-05 FFATA: UA's compliance with the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act Policy --- Nov. 2016
02-06 Deficit Write-Off Administrative Action  - For ORA Use Only  Policy Form Nov. 2016
02-07 Cash Management Policy for Sponsored Projects Policy --- Nov. 2016