Office of Research Administration (ORA)
The ORA office is located in 3112 Lee Building. If you have any questions please see the
FAQ page or contact us.
New faculties should visit our Faculty Guide and
Locating Funding pages
See Sponsored Research Handbook and Quick Reference Guide. Proposals must be
accompanied by the University's internal routing form.
Submit and Negotiate
Most agencies are accepting proposal submissions electronically. ORA provides
training for electronic proposal preparation and reporting to agencies and foundations.
Awards are received by the University of Maryland on behalf of the Principal Investigator (PI).
See details on how to manage your sponsored research.
ORA website provides federal resources and UM resources.
Faculty should be familiar with several key University Policies concerning research. See here on how to transfer your award.
For assistance contact your Contract Administrator or the eRA Help Desk. Data and reports can be requested.