Sponsored Projects Procedures

NSF Fastlane Access

Research, Sponsored Projects   |   Approved October 9, 2015


Obtain a National Science Foundation (NSF) Fastlane account to maintain compliance with applicable federal agency requirements and University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) requirements.


Principal Investigators or their designees applying for or managing NSF grants.


  1. To obtain a new  NSF Fastlane Account,
    1. Email Center for Information and Technology Services (CITS) and provide:
      • Full name
      • UMB email address (no gmail, hotmail, etc. addresses);
      • Rank (graduate student, postdoc, faculty member, staff);
      • Highest degree and year that degree was awarded; and
      • Full campus mailing address, campus phone, and campus fax (if any).
    2. CITS will create your Fastlane account.
    3. Both NSF and CITS will send email messages to you with information that will guide you in logging into your new Fastlane account.
  2. To affiliate an existing Fastlane account with UMB, contact CITS and provide the NSF ID for the Fastlane account to be affiliated. CITS will notify you when when account has been affiliated.


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