Research Administrative Services

RAS promotes scholarly activity at Howard by coordinating all externally funded research and training related projects.

The RFC team serves to ensure financial compliance and the proper accounting of all externally sponsored funds.


Research Administrative Services

  • Proposal development assistance.
  • Serve as liaison between Principal Investigators and sponsoring agencies.
  • Preparation, review and approval of all grant-related personnel actions.
  • Review and authorization of all expenditure requests.
  • Prepare budget modification requests to meet projected budgetary needs.
  • Negotiate and prepare requests of extension of the termination date and carryover of the unexpended balance.

Research Financial Control

  • Prepare Financial Analyses, as well as periodic and ad-hoc Financial Management Reports.
  • Manage Billing and Collection Functions.
  • Manage Effort Reporting.

Research Administrative Services and Research Financial Control are available to assist faculty, staff, and students within the Howard University research enterprise.

Research Administrative Services
Howard University
525 Bryant St., N.W.
Suite 137
Washington, DC 20059
(202) 806-4759 (office)
(202) 483-8042 (fax)