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Office of Research Administration

Policies and Compliance

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Internal Policies

Animal Use in Research (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee)
Conflict of Interest Policies and Procedures
Cost Accounting Standards, Compliance with (Click "Policystat" and search for "SPA-005"; refer to §§ 5.1 - 5.5.4.)

Disclosure Requirements involving FCOI, Export/Import Controls, Permission to Engage in Outside Employment, and Other Support/Improper Influence

Eligibility Requirements to Serve as a Principal Investigator/Project Director or Co-Principal Investigator/Co-Project Director at USM

Environmental Health and Safety (Institutional Biosafety Committee)

F&A Costs — Guidance on Splitting Across Schools and Colleges (PDF)


Fixed Price Awards Guidance

Fly America Act

Guidance on COVID-related Expenditures (PDF)


Guidance on Disclosures of Support when Preparing Proposals (PDF)

Human Subjects

Participant Support Costs Guidance


Post-Award Administration (Click "Policystat" and search for "SPA-005")

Preaward Spending Account Guidance

Release Time Policies and Procedures

Research and Scholarly Integrity Assurance Program

Salary Guidance

Scholarly Misconduct (Click "Policystat" and search for "VP-002")


University Policies Governing External Support (Click "Policystat" and search for "SPA-007")


External Policies

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR)
Conflict of Interest Tutorial (from National Institutes of Health)
Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)
Export Controls (see also: list of agencies with)
Commerce Department, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)
Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
United States Government Departments and Agencies with Export Control Responsibilities (Table of links)
National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research — Grants Policy and Guidance
National Science Foundation — Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200)