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  • Animal Care
    See Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Audit and Management Advisory Services (AMAS)
    Performs a broad variety of internal audits including financial and compliance audits, operational (economy and efficiency) reviews, information systems audits, and integrated audits. These services help administrative officials perform their oversight, management, and operating responsibilities.
  • Budget and Financial Unit, SVCAA
    Responsible for managing the Academic Affairs operating budget, which includes the allocation of permanent and temporary funds from a variety of funding sources. Oversees budget planning and allocation processes including those associated with the Program Review Committee (PRC) and its various subcommittees
  • Conflict of Interest Office
    Definitions, policy, forms.
  • Corporate and Foundation Relations (CFR)
    The office of Corporate and Foundation Relations works with administrators, faculty, and development to provide expertise, services and tools to connect the university with the corporate and foundation community.
  • Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight (ESCRO) Committee
    Guidelines and FAQs for researchers working with stem cell lines.
  • Equipment Insurance Savings Program
    The EIS Program offers 25% savings on any equipment maintenance that is covered under the program while allowing departments to choose which vendor will perform the maintenance and repair. 
  • eRAP (Electronic Research Administration Program)
    A campus-wide initiative to implement systems and tools that support improved management by departmental personnel and central offices of the sponsored research lifecycle.
  • eMTA (Online Material Transfer Request System)
    An online resource that streamlines the process of submitting material transfer requests. 
  • Export Control
    Information on federal regulations regarding export of research materials.
  • Financial Analysis Office
    Responsible for the development and negotiation of indirect cost rate proposals, including analyses of overhead data, evaluation of alternative cost allocation methods, and implementation of campus procedures to ensure compliance with OMB Circular A-21 and other relevant Federal regulations and University policies.
  • Gift Processing
    The Office of Gift Acceptance and Policy Administration is the delegated authority  to accept, record, and receipt all charitable contributions to UC San Diego and the UC San Diego Foundation and is responsible for ensuring the integrity of gift data recorded and stored in its donor database for the purpose of donor, departmental, and institutional reporting.
  • Government Research Relations
    The Government Research Relations (GRR) unit supports and promotes UCSD’s mission of research, teaching, and public service through proactive engagement with the legislative and executive branches of government. GRR is a service unit designed to help the campus carry out its greater missions by providing efficient discourse with legislative and regulatory bodies on topics of importance to the research enterprise.
  • Graduate Division
    The Graduate Division is the central resource for all matters related to graduate education at UC San Diego.
  • Human Research Protections Program
    Responsible for review of all UCSD research involving human subjects. The office assists researchers in complying with federal, state and University policies regarding experimentation involving human subjects, and oversees the review and conduct of research conducted by federally registered Institutional Review Boards(IRBs).
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
    Responsible for reviewing all animal use protocols, ensuring compliance with federal regulations, inspecting animal facilities and laboratories, and overseeing training and educational programs.
  • IRBs
    See Human Research Protections Program.
  • Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA)
    Everything you need to know about submitting proposals.
  • Office of Innovation and Commercialization
    Responsible for protecting, managing and licensing the intellectual property of UC San Diego, including inventions in the biomedical, life science and physical sciences sectors, copyright-protected materials such as software and images, and tangible research materials. Manages the transfer of university technologies by assessing the market demand, protecting university inventions through patent prosecution, and licensing intellectual and/or tangible property rights to companies.
  • Office of Postaward Financial Services (OPAFS)
    Everything you need to know about how to handle a grant from award letter to closeout.
  • Online Material Transfer Request System (eMTA)
  • See eMTA.
  • ORU Reporting System
    Tool for online submission of annual report to Office of Research Affairs. Clicking the link will take user to Single Sign On login page.
  • Postdoc Contract
    See the Collective Bargaining Agreements page
  • Postaward Resources
    See Office of Postaward Financial Services (OPAFS)
  • Preaward Resources
    See Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA)
  • Responsible Conduct of Research Handout
    To be read and signed by all new UCSD researchers.
  • Royalties
    See Techonology Transfer Office. 
  • Stem Cell Research
    See Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight (ESCRO) Committee
  • Travel Requirements and Guidelines (see also UC Travel Policy)

UC Office of the President

  • Admin Records Resources
  • Graduate Student Support 
  • Graduate Studies
    Graduate Studies advances graduate education at the University of California through strategic planning, analysis, outreach and coordination. 
  • Lab Management
  • Office of Research and Graduate Studies
    The Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) is a resource for UC researchers and administrators in research policy, funding for systemwide programs, technology transfer, and graduate education. We work to build UC-wide partnerships, help shape effective policies and provide a strong voice nationally for research and graduate education on behalf of UC. 
  • Research Administration Office
    The functions of this office have been taken over by RPAC (see below), but their directory of links is still current.
  • Research Policy Analysis and Coordination (RPAC)
    Provides guidance and implementation assistance to campuses and other stakeholders regarding the development, interpretation and implementation of UC policies and external rules relating to the conduct of academic research. RPAC coordinates research policy issues on behalf of the system to support and advance research at the University of California's campuses and National Labs.
  • Student Affairs
    Student Affairs supports UC campuses, K-12 schools, California community colleges and community organizations in their efforts to prepare, matriculate, support and enhance the academic, social and intellectual life of a diverse current and future student body.
  • Travel Regulations

Outside Resources

  • B-1 Visas
    Information on visas for non-academic visitors from the U.S. Department of State
  • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
    This office of the U.S. Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on U.S. foreign policy and national security goals.

Sanctions and Embargoes presentation

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