Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Policies, Procedures and Resources


Policies and Procedures
Clinical Trials Registration
Conflict of Interest Policy (.pdf)- HOP 10.1.6
Cost Transfer Policy (.pdf)- HOP 7.1.5
DHHS Salary Cap (.pdf)
Direct Cost Guidelines (.pdf)
Effort Certification
Export Controls
F&A Cost Policy (.pdf)- HOP 7.1.2
Fringe Benefits Policy (.pdf)
Handbook of Operating Procedures (HOP)
NIH Grants Policy Statement
NIH No-Cost Extension Procedures
Policies and Procedures Manual (.pdf)
Responsible Conduct of Research
Residual Funds on Fixed Fee Contracts/Agreements Policy
Service Center Policy
VA MOU Guidelines



OSP Training Available
Useful Institutional Information
PI Quick Reference Guide to OSP
HSC Financial Capability Statement
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
F&A Rate Agreement (.pdf)
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
Federal Register
Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) - Provides a listing and description of HSIs - UTHSCSA is listed as a HSI.
HSC A-133 Audit Certification (.pdf)
HSC Tax Status Letter (.pdf)
OMB Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (applicable to awards issued 12/26/14 and later)
OMB Circular A-21: Cost Principles for Educational Institutions (applicable to awards issued prior to 12/26/14)
OMB Circular A-110: Uniform Administrative Requirement for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations (applicable to awards issued prior to 12/26/14)
OMB Circular A-133: Audits of Institutions of Higher Education and Other Non Profit Institutions (applicable to awards issued prior to 12/26/14)
OSP Accounting Fund Groups
OSP Reports and Data Requests
Subrecipient Monitoring (.pdf)