The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Fall 2022: Issue 21

News & Updates

NIH Loan Repayment Programs 2022

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is accepting new and renewal applications for its Loan Repayment Programs. Continue  

Updates to RAM Tracker

All references to OSR have been updated to reflect the new office name, OSP. Certain transaction statuses have been updated to reflect the new organizational structure of the RA teams. Continue

Update to Graduate Student Fees Table

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) has updated the Graduate Student Fees Table based on the Cashier’s Office information for FY 2022-2023 Graduate Student Fees. Continue

Updates to Subagreement Resources
The OSP Non-Industry Contracting teams are excited to release updated resources for outgoing subagreements that reflect changing requirements as well as incorporate feedback from campus users. Continue

Reminder: Pre-Paid Card Updates

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) in conjunction with the Finance Cash Management Team has created new resources and updated forms for PrePaid Cards. Continue

Research Spotlight

Research at Carolina | October 10 – 14, 2022

As one of the top public research universities in the world, our faculty, students, and staff are motivated to explore, innovate, and discover. We’re committed to seeking answers that help our campus community and citizens of our state and beyond.

This year, University Research Week will highlight the incredible work Carolina researchers are doing across all disciplines as they strive to answer, What’s Next?

Training Opportunities

Symposium 2022 Materials Available!

The recordings and presentations are available for the 2022 Symposium on the OSP Symposium webpage.

Carolina RAPiDs Foundations Training

OSP Carolina RAPiDs (Research Administration Professional instructional Development system) is designed to provide a comprehensive training program for research administrators at UNC.

NCURA Award Lifecycle Webinar

The NCURA Lifecycle of the Award webinar series offers training on several broad research administration topics relevant to research institutions. Start your training here.

RAFTs Training

OSP RAFTs provides training and networking opportunities for the campus research community with training and discussions on relevant topics in research administration. Spring 2022 session recording is now available.

Staff Updates

Research Administration
Frank Aucompuagh Contracting Officer
Andrea Flor Sponsored Projects Specialist

Cost Analysis & Compliance
Mia Eichenberger Post Award Financial Analyst

Jennifer Barnett Training & Communications Specialist

Open Positions
Sponsored Projects & Operations Coordinator
Contracting Officer

Did You Know?

Q: What is Cayuse?
A: This is a proposal creation system, which corresponds with for submitting funding applications for specific Federal agencies.

Q: How to get access to Cayuse?
A: Please email Lori Saddler at

Q: How to use Cayuse?
A: OSP and ORIS provide the following documentation: For more frequently asked questions, see our FAQs page. To submit your questions to OSP, click the 'Ask OSP' button below. 


In Other News

Account Codes to Utilize for Temporary Staffing Agency Payments

Effective immediately, there have been procedure updates and account code changes for all temporary staffing agency payments and expenditures. Continue

NIH Data Sharing Updates

NIH is establishing a single plan submission requirement for certain research subject submissions with due dates on or after January 25, 2023. Continue

Updates to Finance Independent Contractor process

A new option for Foreign Independent Contractors has been added to the Independent Contractor workflow in ConnectCarolina. Continue

2022 GSHIP Files Uploaded 

The September 2022 GSHIP premium file has been uploaded into Connect Carolina and departments now have access to the GradStar GSHIP Administrator Premium Maintenance page to update allocations to Research Assistants/Teaching Assistants (RA/TAs). Continue

News & Updates Across UNC


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