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Sponsored Program Proposals, & Research Compliance
Knoles Hall, 2nd Floor, Room 202

Lisa Jones Ph.D
Grant Program Specialist


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The routing form is used in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to review Sponsored Contracts, Proposals, and Awards for compliance and internal controls.

We are gladly accepting the new Cayuse routing form as the paper (PDF) routing form has been phased out as of 7/1/20.

 NEW Grant Proposal Federal/State/ Foundation/Other:

 Sponsored Contracts and Grant Award Review:

  • Please fill out the 2020 NEW Electronic Cayuse Routing Form
  • Upload the attachments to the electronic routing form. For Grant Awards please upload new or awarded versions if applicable.
    • Budget
    • Budget Justification
    • Written Justification from funder or RFP statement  if Indirect Costs are not allowed
    • Final Proposed Contract for signature - attach after it has finished CMO Review (See below)
    • Additional Terms/ Communication from the Funder
    • Any additional items needed as applicable and/or required by routing

 *Grants that have been submitted before July 1, 2020 and have been awarded will need to go through the 2020 NEW Electronic Cayuse Routing Form . The new system includes additional compliances and account creation sections which will be required before index.

 Contracts Management Office Review (CMO)

Contract Management Review is within by Business and Finance and is a separate review process, independent of ORSP and is required for all university contracts.

Sponsored Contracts are funds coming into the university (that are not donations/gifts) and are typically initiated by the Principal Investigator (PI).  Grant Awards and Sponsored Contracts are required to go through the CMO process at the time of award and/or at contract execution. Grant Proposals are not subject to review unless there are specific terms that do need to be reviewed before submission.  

To start your CMO process,

  • Go to the Contracts Management Office(CMO)
    • Go to "1. Initiate Request"
    • Fill out the form
    • If faculty the division is "Provost"
    • in the text box identify the contract as "SPONSORED PROGRAM"
    • Attach:
      • Contract and associated documents
  • Please ask any questions of the process directly to the CMO team these are supplemental instructions only.

 ORSP Review

  • Please see "Sponsored Contract Review" above for ORSP requirements.
  • Both the CMO and the ORSP reviews will be happening simultaneously.

 After CMO review

  • After the CMO review process is complete and approved,
  • ORSP will confirm the Electronic routing and additional attached items are complete
  • Then ORSP will execute the contract if appropriate Signatory Official

Please note: the CMO review of the contract will take as much time as the reviewers and the content of the contract needs. Thank you for your patience the processes are being phased, there may be changes and updates to this process at any time.

Related: Grant Proposal Services find more information HERE