Research Administration Office (RAO)

The RAO provides administrative research support for faculty, research staff, and grad students.

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The Office serves as both a complement and liaison to the University's central administrative units for proposal submission, account setup, and post-award compliance.

View our Lifecycle Model for the categories and stages of award proposal submission and award management that we support. Click here to view "Grant Life-Cycle Quick Links" for specific grant management tools through the University's Office of Research and Engagement.

To request research support services: Research Administration Office Webform 
Please plan to submit your proposal requests at least four to six weeks in advance of the sponsor deadline.