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Research Guidance: COVID-19

The Office of Research & Graduate Studies is continuing to monitor the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States. The health and safety of our campus community are of the utmost importance. Our office will be working with limited staff in the office and partaking in social distancing.


The Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) supports and advances the University's mission and purpose by ensuring the stewardship of external funds, protecting the researchers' freedom of investigation and reporting, and monitoring compliance with university grants and contract administration policies and procedures, as well as those of the funding source. Office of Research & Graduate Studies provides comprehensive support & guidance to faculty and researchers at all stages of the development, submission, negotiation, research compliance, award, and closeout phases of externally sponsored projects and research.