Sponsored Projects Administration

Project Guide

  Prior Approval

Agency Prior Approval is the written permission required by the authorized agency official before the Principal Investigator may change certain grant activities such as scope of work modifications, significant budget modifications, changes in PI, etc. Prior approval is covered in Section 25 of OMB Circular A-110, Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations, under the heading Revision of Budget and Program Plans. For Federal agency-specific requirements, please click on the link below.

Sponsor Policies / Procedures

Agency Grant Policy Manuals

The administration of sponsored research, as directed through the OMB Circulars: A-21, A-110 and A-133 allows for University Internal Approvals and Expanded Authorities. This flexibility permits the University to make some decisions regarding pre-award costs, no-cost extensions, rebudgeting, etc. For further information on university internal approvals, please contact Grants and Contracts Accounting. 

University Procedures

State Employee Benefits

Grants and Contracts Accounting

Ben Tipton, Associate Controller
Administration Bldg. Room 362
(251) 460-7129
Tammy Silcox, Manager
Administration Bldg., Room 362
(251) 460-6437
Sponsored Projects Administration

Property Office
Joel Kelley, Property Manager
(251) 460-6150
Property Manual Available

Purchasing Office
Robert Brown, Purchasing Agent
Administration Bldg., Room 60
(251) 460-6151
Purchasing Manual Available

Travel and Entertainment Regulations

Technology Transfer