About the Department

The Office of Grants, Contracts and Research Administration resides within the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

This office has primary responsibility for:

  • Internal approval of proposals submitted to external sponsors
  • Implementation of University of Illinois research-related policies, including:
  • Conflict of Commitment and Interest
  • Intellectual Property (including Patents and Copyrights)
  • Academic Integrity in Research and Publications
  • Review of protocols involving human subjects in research
  • Review of protocols involving animal subjects in research

Please follow the links at the top for more information on these topics.

Grants and Contracts staff is available to make presentations to classes and faculty meetings on topics such as proposal preparation, finding funding sources, and human subjects in research.