Research Financial Services provides financial services and advice to the University community with respect to sponsored and internally restricted research, entrepreneurial activities, professional service grants and contracts, and professional expense reimbursements. Our mission is to provide administration of all funds, while minimizing both the researcher and University’s exposure to financial risk.
What Research Financial Services Does
- Aid in interpreting and ensuring compliance with funding agency regulations
- Advise on and ensure compliance with University policies related to research
- Advise on appropriate procedures for financial transactions (e.g. when to use eShop versus Travel and Expense)
- Issue invoices and financial reports
Your Contact in Research Financial Services
Each department has a single contact, called a financial administrator, within Research Financial Services. This ensures detailed knowledge of a researcher’s funding portfolio.