Research Offices Spring Break Schedule

President Frederick has announced a full campus closure from March 8, 2014 to March 16, 2014. The research offices (RAS & OGM) will be closed during this time. A schedule for proposal submissions and document processing is provided below.

Speak to your research administrator regarding your upcoming proposal submissions!

Official Letter

The research offices will be closed during Spring Break. To ensure timely processing, compliance with sponsor deadlines, all proposals with due dates during Spring Break and the week of March 17, 2014, must be received by Research Administrative Services (RAS) no later than the close of business on Thursday, March, 6, 2014. All proposal packages received by RAS must be received through DocuSign, must be in final form (packages ready for sponsor submission), and must have required Departmental and School/College approvals.

Proposal submissions, award processing, and all other research services will not be provided after close of business on Friday, March 7, 2014. Therefore, any proposals which are submitted to RAS LATER than the above schedule may run the risk of not being reviewed, approved and submitted to the sponsor by the sponsorís deadline date. All services will resume when the office reopens at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014. For assistance with the DocuSign or Proposal Submission processes, please contact Research Administrative Services at 202-806-4759.

We greatly appreciate your cooperation in these matters. Best wishes for a happy and safe holiday season.

Please share this information with faculty within your departments.