The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) provides a full range of pre-award services to faculty, staff and students.

The pre-award administrator supports the research community by providing resources to aid in the search for funding opportunities. ORSP also facilitates all aspects of the proposal process including preparing, reviewing, approving, and submitting competitive applications for research and scholarly activities to external funding agencies.

In addition, ORSP’s pre-award staff is responsible for reviewing and accepting awards on behalf of the university.


Kate McCormick
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
Senior Grant Administrator
Room 1316D



Pre-award Resources

Faculty Funding Objectives Worksheet (pdf)

Grant Summary and Approval Form (pdf)

Pivot Funding Quick Start Guide (pdf)

Financial Conflict of Interest Federally Funded Research Policy (pdf)

Financial Conflict of Interest on Federal Grant Disclosure Statement (FORM ONLY)(pdf)

Suffolk University Research Facilities and Resources Template