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Announcements

OSP Forum - New Federal Research Terms and Conditions Prior Approval Matrix (Part 1)

Monday, August 7, 2017 - OSP will explain how the matrix works, tell you about sponsor specific terms and conditions, and present resources to help you understand sponsor terms for grants. Details and location.

New Kuali Coeus Training Class: Budget Development Rates & Personnel

This course is scenario based, following the PI's initial budget request through several revisions, incorporating hands-on exercises to resolve challenging situations and best practices for budget creation. For specific information about topics and to register, see the Kuali Coeus training page.

Fixed F&A Rate Agreement for FY2018

MIT has recently signed an agreement with the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for fixed F&A rates for FY18. As of today, Kuali Coeus (KC) has been updated with these new rates (effective July 1st, 2017). The FY18 fixed F&A rates will be updated in SAP in mid-July, after FY17 costing sheets have completed and will be reflected on your summary statements by the end of the month.

See the Allocation Rates page, for the FY 2018 Preliminary Authorization of Use of Interdepartmental Laboratory Allocation Rates letter from ONR.

Research Administration Fundamental Training

More information about course content, scheduling and registration links

Join the MIT Research Administration Listserv

All administrative, financial and central office staff involved in the administration of sponsored projects at MIT should be subscribed to the RA Listserv*. Subscribers receive official messages and announcements from OSP with important information about

  • Funding opportunities
  • FY F&A, EB and VA rates
  • Changes to policies and procedures affecting research
  • Kuali Coeus updates
  • OSP Forums and other learning opportunities

Kuali Coeus Maintenance

Kuali Coeus will periodically undergo routine maintenance. This routine maintenance will take less than 1 hour, and will occur during non business hours (sometime between 10pm and 6am, EST).  If there are any outages during normal business hours or that will take more than 1 hour, advance notification will be posted on this website and MIT’s IS&T Services down website (http://3down.mit.edu/3down), and an email will be sent to the Community via ra_ls@mit.edu.

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