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 faculty 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.
#12 UM Research Policies
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm
SPOTLIGHT SERIES: Effort Reporting 201 – Getting Effort Reports Approved!
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am
#13 Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 1:30pm to 4:00pm
SPOTLIGHT SERIES: Good News/Bad News – The Delegated Purchasing Threshold has increased to $25,000, but Not When Sponsored Funds Are Used
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am