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.