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Cayuse Trainings

Cayuse is a cloud platform and electronic comprehensive system that covers the entire research lifecycle. Register to attend a Cayuse training group session or one-on-one session. Cayuse Training is available for several modules. Click on the link below to register. Select a timeslot that is convenient for you and an ORSP representative will contact you with specific details.

  1. Cayuse Compliance:
        • Human Ethics (HE)  - for human subject research
        • Animal Oversight (AO) – for animal protocols
        • Hazard Safety (HS) – for hazard material protocols
  1. Cayuse Sponsored Program (SP) and System to System (S2S)- for proposals and proposal submissions
  2. Cayuse Fund Manager (FM) - for financial and grant management functions

Training Manuals

UNF guidebooks are available to assist with learning the Cayuse system:

Fund Manager (Post-Award Processes) Manual

Cayuse Sponsored Programs and System-to-System Training Manual.pdf

Cayuse Human Ethics -

Cayuse Modules

  • Cayuse SP – Cayuse Sponsored Programs (SP) is used by faculty and staff for proposal submissions, routing, and approvals. Principal investigators can also create proposals and award reports.
  • Cayuse S2S – Cayuse System-to-System (S2S) is used to submit federal proposals to a federal granting agency. Cayuse S2S replaces submitting proposals through,, ERA Commons, etc. Cayuse S2S provides a single portal for submitting proposals to federal agencies.
  • Cayuse FM – Cayuse Fund Manager (FM) allows principal investigators to create expenditure projections and track available balances on projects and Individual Professional Development (IPD) accounts. Cayuse FM integrates with Ellucian Banner but does not replace the post-award activities in Ellucian Banner.
  • Cayuse HE – Cayuse Human Ethics (HE) increases efficiency with 100% electronic preparation, submission, and routing of human research study protocols. There is also a PI dashboard to track protocol submissions, statuses, create reports, and much more.
  • Cayuse AO- Animal Oversight (AO) streamlines business processes with powerful automated workflows and an intuitive user interface for animal protocol submissions.
  • Cayuse HS – Cayuse Hazard Safety (HS) speeds review time and increases overall productivity for hazard material protocol submissions.
  • Cayuse OI - Cayuse Outside Interests (OI) manages financial conflict of interests on research studies through workflows and on-line processes.

Access to Cayuse

Cayuse uses single sign-on and can be accessed using your myWings portal. Once you sign-on to myWings, you will automatically have access to the Cayuse system. You can also put Cayuse as a favorite icon on your myWings portal.

Access to Cayuse Human Ethics for Students

Each investigator will need to have a Cayuse account before they can be added to a study submission. If you try to log in and get an error message, or if you know that you do not have a Cayuse account, complete the Request Access to Cayuse form.

All graduate (Master’s and Doctoral) students who plan to conduct research as a Principal Investigator, Co-Investigator, Primary Contact, or as a member of the study team may request access to Cayuse by completing the Request Access to Cayuse form. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Research will create your account. Access to the Cayuse Human Ethics system will be available within two business days. An email confirmation will be sent to you from when access is granted. For questions regarding access to Cayuse Human Ethics, contact the ORSP Research Integrity team at (904) 620-2455 or email

Individuals with Access Issues

If you experience difficulty accessing information on the site due to a disability, contact Dr. Russell Dubberly with Student Accessibility Services at (904) 620-5407 or email at

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