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Federal Regulations and UR Guidance

Office of Management and Budget Uniform Administrative Requirements,Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
Official daily publication of rules, proposed rules and notices of federal agencies
Codification of the rules published in the Federal Register
Compliance Notice: Section 889 of 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) - Prohibition on Certain Telecommunications and Video surveillance services or equipment.
Cost principles for educational institutions
Uniform administrative requirements for grants and agreements
Audits of institutions of higher education and other non-profit institutions
Explanation of federal regulation regarding compliance with debarment and suspension
Explanation of assurance of compliance with federal statutes relating to lobbying activities
Explanation of federal regulation regarding lobbying activities
Form to report all lobbying activities and expenditures
Memo regarding Freedom of Information Act and applicability to University of Rochester
Link to UofR Provost's website for Guidelines for the handling of research data.
Link to UofR Provost's website for Data Security Classificaiton Policy..
Link to Guidance for International Research
Explanation of prohibited activities of personnel who develop and submit proposals for federal funding
Highlights of the NIH policy on sharing of model organisms for biomedical research
Current Facilities and Administrative Cost Rate Agreement
Memo explaining Fiscal 2015 - 2019 Facilities and Administrative Cost rates

Highlights of the major changes in 2 CFR 200 (Uniform Guidance) affecting proposal budgets and charging of indirect costs

Additional guidance regarding (a) charging administrative and direct costs; (b) overhead for subagreements; and (c) fixed price/rate subawards


Federal Public Access

NIH website with explanation of requirements and how to comply
Miner Library website with overview of NIH Public Access Policy
Federal Public Access Plans by Agency


NIH (National Institute of Health) Specific Documents

NIH Grants Policy Statement
Memo describing University of Rochester's implementation of the NIH salary limitation effective January 5, 2020
A link to the NIH Policy for Genomic Data Sharing
A link to the NIH Policy and frequently asked questions
A link to the NIH Policy, frequently asked questions, and other supporting materials


NSF (National Science Foundation) Specific Documents

Requirements related to National Science Foundation's (NSF) proposal and award process effective February 25, 2019
Conditions applicable to all National Science Foundation (NSF) grants
UR Implementation Plan for Responsible Conduct of Research Training under NSF Grants


 Clinical Trials

Information, Sharepoint Site and Online Course Listings
To start a clinical trial record in ePARC
To make changes to a research record in ePARC
To close a research record in ePARC



Understanding Federal Information Security Management Act requirements


Responsible Conduct in Research



Financial Conflict of Interest

University of Rochester's faculty Conflict of Commitment and Interest Policy
Frequently asked questions about University of Rochester's faculty Conflict of Commitment and Interest Policy
Summaries of, and links to, University of Rochester's Conflict of Interest Policies
Rules about the decision making process where the University of Rochester may have a conflict of interest
Guidance for Faculty Outside Consultant Agreements
An example of standard terms for consulting agreements
Description of sanctions against faculty who fail to comply with University of Rochester's Faculty Conflict of Commitment and Interest Policy
Guidelines on research integrity and conflict of interest for graduate students and Postdoctoral appointees
University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) guidelines for managing faculty financial interests in clinical trials
University of Rochester's process for complying with requests for information regarding financial conflicts of interest
University of Rochester Conflict of Interest Committee Charter
URMC Website
AS& E Website - Intranet login required
ESM Website - Intranet login required
Form for non-SMD, SON, AS&E and ESM faculty/staff used to report conflicts of interest
Form to be completed annually by each Dean or Director


Export Controls

University of Rochester guidance for complying with U.S. export control laws
Overview for the University of Rochester Community - Summary of restricted party screening, OFAC sanctions, EAR, ITAR, technology control plans, IT security, AES / EEI filings
Definitions of fundamental research under the EAR and ITAR, and recommended steps to ensure compliance
University of Rochester guidance for online education and Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Crimea region of Ukraine sanctions
Summary and Guidance for the University of Rochester Community
University science and security guidance for disclosing international collaborations and support, hosting visitors, travel abroad, publications and IP


Links to Other UR Sites

Committee on Animal Resources Website
Environmental Health & Safety Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) Website
Environmental Health & Safety Website
Office for Global Engagement Website
Office for Human Subject Protection Website
Radiation Safety Website
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