NSF proposals on or after Oct. 5 must use new Biosketch and Current and Pending forms

Sept. 9, 2020

All NSF proposals submitted or due on or after October 5 must use the required Biosketch and Current and Pending forms. OCG has put together a number of resources to help with these upcoming changes: For Biosketches and Current and Pending , NSF will only allow upload of approved, validated...

Working Remotely is Not Eligible for Off-Campus Indirect Cost Rate

July 22, 2020

CU Boulder recognizes that many sponsored project personnel are still working remotely during our response to the COVID-19 crisis. Please be advised that such work is not eligible for an off-campus Indirect Cost rate. All personnel working from home or other remote locations right now are still using University computing...

New Version of the Proposal Submission Request (PSR) Form Effective July 20

July 20, 2020

The Office of Contracts and Grants has prepared a new, upated Proposal Submission Request (PSR) form that is effective Monday, July 20, 2020. The PSR has been redeveloped to address technical glitches with the previous PDF form and to update the form content. Most of the PSR questions remain unchanged...

Now Available in infoEd: Bailment Agreements and Sponsor Titled Property Records

July 7, 2020

Bailment Agreements Beginning in April 2020, OCG began entering and tracking all Bailment Agreements in info Ed. Active Bailment Agreements executed in 2018 and forward have been entered and can now be viewed by the associated departments. Bailment Agreements can be found by searching by PI name and locating projects...

Award volume increases as fiscal year end approaches

May 19, 2020

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

NSF Research.gov Expansion and Upcoming Proposal Submission Changes

April 9, 2020

NSF has made a number of changes and enhancements to proposal submissions. The following summary highlights these changes and effective dates. NSF collaborative submissions can now be submitted in Research.gov. Please consult with your OCG Proposal Analyst on how to initiate an application through Research.gov, and how to link collaborative...

NIH Late Application Policy Due to Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 30, 2020

Notice Number: NOT-OD-20-091 Release Date: March 26, 2020 Purpose NIH will be highly accommodating of late applications submitted through May 1, 2020. We anticipate, but cannot guarantee, that all late applications submitted by that date will be reviewed in the council round to which they were submitted (e.g. August or...

Video Message on COVID-19 Flexibilities for Research from Mike Lauer, NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research

March 30, 2020

Online Form for Submitting No-Cost Extensions (NCEs)

March 17, 2020

The Office of Contracts and Grants (OCG) has developed sponsor specific webforms for No-Cost Extension (NCE) requests . These forms ensure that OCG receives all of the information required to be able to submit a timely, complete and valid submission request per Sponsor requirements. All NCE requests should be submitted...

DOE Requirements for Submitting Final Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

Jan. 29, 2020

OCG received the following reminder from the Department of Energy (DOE) regarding the requirements for the submitting your manuscripts for journal articles: Email received January 24, 2020 from Office of Scientific and Technical Information In support of the DOE Public Access Plan , this message is to remind recipients of...