Welcome to the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

The mission of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) is to serve as the University's central administrative unit responsible for securing external resources through grants and contracts and providing financial and contractual stewardship of awards. ORSP provides dynamic and proactive services to cultivate and maximize external resources for relevant research, scholarly and creative pursuits. ORSP provides guidance and support to the university community in an environment that fosters the creative process and the enrichment of teaching and learning, while ensuring the fulfillment of the university's financial, contractual, and regulatory obligations as well as accountability to external funding sources.





 2018 STARS

All Faculty are cordially invited to attend the 9th Annual Scholars Transforming Academic Research Symposium (STARS) is a showcase of research excellence highlighting faculty, staff, and administrators across all disciplines within the university community. The theme for this year’s symposium is Navigating into the Future. This year’s STARS will feature Research NOW chats, a poster competition for junior faculty, and a faculty and staff reception and awards ceremony. All STARS events are free to the UNF community, but pre-registration is requested.


Symposium Agenda

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.                      Research NOW: It’s Not Common: The Revised Common Rule

RSVP                                      (Library Conference Room, Bldg. 12, Rm 2405)



Thursday, April 12, 2018
9:00 - 10:00 a.m.                    Research NOW: It’s Not Common: The Revised Common Rule

RSVP                                      (Library Conference Room, Bldg. 12, Rm 2405)



Friday, April 13, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.            Faculty Poster Competition & Voting. Poster presenters must be present

No RSVP required                  at their posters during 1:00-2:00 pm for questions and answers. (Student Union Building 58W, Rooms 3804 and 3805).



Monday, April 16, 2018

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.                      Faculty and Staff Reception & Awards Ceremony (hors d’oeuvres will be

RSVP                                      served) – Talon Room, Bldg. 16, 4th Floor  




Uniform Guidance-Implementation of "CFR 200"



The University of North Florida has delayed implementation of the new Uniform Guidance Procurement Standards until July 1, 2018 as provided by the waiver of the procurement rules stated in COFAR FAQ, Sec. 110-6, released November 26, 2014.  In the interim, The University of North Florida's existing policies and procedures and OMB Circulars will continue to apply.