The Office of Research & Sponsored Programs resides within the Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Institutional approval of external proposals, including grant applications, sponsored program contracts, intergovernmental agreements, memoranda of understanding (MOUs), etc.
  • Internal controls and reporting for externally-funded projects
  • 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 animals in research

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

Staff are available to make presentations to classes and faculty meetings on topics such as proposal preparation, identification of funding sources, and use of human subjects in research. For more information, please contact us.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

If you would like to meet in person or via Zoom please contact the staff members.

Contact Us

Office Location:
PAC Building, Room 520

Mailing Address:
Research & Sponsored Programs
University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza, MS PAC 525
Springfield, IL 62703

Phone: (217) 206-8578

Fax: (217) 206-7623