The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) staff supports and advises the entire academic community in securing external support for sponsored projects and collaborations.
SPAERC (Sponsored Projects Administration & Electronic Research Compliance) is the interface OSP staff uses to review and approve proposals in accordance with all applicable policies and regulations. It also supports the establishment of awards and the administration of many post-award activities.
This user guide provides information on how to use SPAERC to manage the proposal process. It was created, and is maintained by ORIS staff and primarily covers the functionality of the system.