Training & Resources

About OSP Training

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) offers training classes and webinars in support of research administration at UT Austin. OSP training is designed to provide instruction and best practices to the research administration community for complying with federal rules and regulations as well as UT’s policies and procedures regarding sponsored project management. OSP partners with other research support units at the University – the Office of Research Support and Compliance (RSC), the Libraries, the Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC), the Office of the Vice President for Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors (OVPR) – to provide targeted training in specific areas of proposal submission, compliance, and award management.

News & Alerts

The latest news, spotlights, alerts, and highlights

Subscribe and receive policy and process updates related to sponsored research at UT Austin.

Monthly newsletters from OSP informing the campus community of regulatory updates and continuing education opportunities on campus

Professional Development

Grants training for new research administrators

The CRA Study Group is a self-study program for all UT Austin research administrators who are interested in and qualify to take the certified research administrator (CRA) exam.

Course descriptions and rotation schedule for UTRMS Grants and Awards training

Upcoming training events available on campus or on-line to research administrators

A library of NCURA webinars purchased by OSP that support the professional development of UT Austin research administrators.

Guidance and information pertaining to managing federal funding

AFM offers a multitude of training and resources for UT's financial systems and procedures.

ARA provides opportunities for networking, professional development, information exchange, and informal discussion in pursuit of improving research administration at UT.

Sponsor Guidance Pages

A guideline to proposal preparation, system interface, and award report requirements.

Policies and guidance issued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Policies and guidance issued by the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Additional Resources

General guidelines and frequently asked questions for postdoctoral fellows

A useful guide for new faculty and researchers

A PI's guide to conducting research

To request ERA system access, unit code changes, RMS report guidance or to request PI status exception please submit a ticket.

Services and resources specifically for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars

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