Graduate Assistant Handbook

Chapter 3: Research Resources

3.1 Library Resources


The Thomas G. Carpenter Library contains useful information regarding helpful research for students.

3.2 Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)


The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) serves 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 protection of the university's financial, contractual, and regulatory obligations as well as accountability to external funding sources.