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Request a Change of PI


A change of PI on an award requires prior sponsor approval. This request form documents PI assurances, approvals, and unit concurrences. Chair and Dean concurrence are required with signatures along with any additional concurrences as required by your unit. Signature on behalf of Chair or Dean is acceptable if unit policy allows.

Prior to the PI change being updated in the financial system, all compliance issues must be cleared, including Significant Financial Interest Disclosures /Financial Conflict of Interest compliance per GIM 10.

Submit this completed and signed form along with concurrence letter and supporting materials to osp@uw.edu. Please include a Subject Line which includes: “Change in PI Request, eGC1 #, Former PI, New PI”.

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