Mandatory Fees for Graduate Students on Sponsored Projects

Jan. 3, 2022

The Research & Innovation Office (RIO) and the Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) would like to make you aware of changes with budgeting mandatory graduate student fees on new sponsored project proposal budgets. As announced in CU Boulder Today on November 5, 2021, CU Boulder will begin remitting mandatory...

NASA FINESST Proposals for Fellowships due before 5 pm MT Feb. 11, 2022

Dec. 8, 2021

NASA FINESST Proposals for Graduate Student Fellowships are due before 5 p.m. on February 11, 2022. Guidance of the submission process can be found on OCG’s webpage for Fellowships and Student Research Grants . The PI is responsible for ensuring the student has prepared the appropriate documentation and must release...

NIH Requirements and Changes Effective January 25, 2022

Dec. 6, 2021

NIH eRA Commons ID Requirements on/after 1/25/2022 For all due dates on or after 01/25/2022, per NOT-OD-21-109 NIH, will require all individuals listed on the R&R Senior/Key Personnel form to have an eRA Commons ID. This new requirement applies to all Senior/Key Personnel and Other Significant Contributors proposed in NIH...

OCG Proposal Submission Dates for Winter Break Campus Closure

Nov. 3, 2021

CU Boulder is closed for Winter Break and the Office of Contracts and Grants will be closed during that time from December 25-31, 2021. OCG will process proposals due in December 2021 and January 2022 according to our standard 5-business day policy with the following exceptions: Proposal Due Date/Time PSR...

NASA Memo: Revised Procedures for Entering NASA Facilities During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Aug. 19, 2021

On August 16, 2021, NASA provided a memorandum to the NASA Contractor Community, including University of Colorado Boulder’s Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) and researchers, outlining safety protocols for entering NASA facilities, consistent with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the White House Safer Federal...

Memorandum Announcing New Indirect Cost (Facilities and Administrative - F&A) Rates

July 14, 2021

July 14, 2021 MEMORANDUM TO: Chancellor DiStefano, Provost Moore, Chief Operating Officer O’Rourke, Deans, Associate Deans for Research, Directors, Institute Directors & Department Chairs FROM: Terri Fiez, Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation Carla Ho’a, Vice Chancellor and Chief Financial Officer SUBJECT: New Indirect Cost (Facilities and Administrative - F&A)...

OCG's Jessica Rowell named by SRAI in 'Future of the Field' recognition

July 2, 2021

The Society of Research Administrators (SRA) International’s ‘ Future of the Field’ recognition program aims to shine light on up-and-comers innovating and influencing the Research Administration profession. Jessica Rowell, OCG Proposal Development Manager, was selected by a committee of Research Administrator peers, after the program received well over 100 nominations...

Award volume increases as fiscal year end approaches

June 4, 2021

As we close out the state fiscal year in June, the Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) typically sees a large increase in the volume of awards. OCG staff are working diligently to move awards through as quickly as possible and respond to emails and requests. All sponsored awards must...

NIH: Important Required Changes to Biosketch and Other Support Forms and Content

March 25, 2021

NIH recently finished a major overhaul to Biosketches and Other Support documents. Changes will be in effect for all proposals and progress reports (RPPRs) due on/after 05/25/2021. Full details are available in NOT-OD-21-073 . Below are highlights of significant changes. Biosketch: Word format or SciENcv template required. New Biosketch detailed...

Alexa Van Dalsem Named OCG Deputy Director

Jan. 5, 2021

Alexa Van Dalsem has been named the Office of Contracts and Grants’ next Deputy Director effective January 6, 2021. Van Dalsem succeeds Pam Tazik, who announced her January 5 th retirement in November. Van Dalsem has been with OCG for the past eight years serving in a variety of roles...

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