SPA/SPAC update meetings

In conjunction with our partners in Sponsored Projects Administration and Compliance (SPAC), Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) holds quarterly update meetings to inform the campus of the latest research administration updates and changes to policies and procedures. Each meeting includes a question-and-answer session.

April 17, 2024 – 2:30 pm - 4 pm in person (Site TBD)
August 21, 2024 – 2:30 pm - 4 pm VIRTUAL
December 4, 2024 – 2:30 pm - 4 pm VIRTUAL

Agendas and meeting links will be sent out to the RAC email list closer to the meeting.

Contact Danielle Brown with suggestions for agenda items or future topics.

Meeting Materials

2012 (8/23/12) 

Agenda topics included fringe benefit rates, introduction of a new 30/60/90 Closeout Report, NIH updates, pre-reviews of proposals, and SPA & SPAC personnel updates.


SPAC Meeting 082312

Direct Retro FormFY13

306090 Deliverable Sample

306090 Standard Sample

2012 (1/26/12) 

The agenda for the January 26, 2012 meeting included implementation of the NIH salary cap reduction to Executive Level II, and information on the new fringe benefit rates and pool.

SPA Presentation 012612

SPAC Presentation 012612

2011 (10/27/11) 

The agenda for October 27, 2011 included how to set up an eSuRF request; determining the difference between subcontractors, vendors and consultants; the pre-award account policy; and an update on the SPAC cleanup initiative

SPA Presentation 102711

SPAC Presentation 102711

2011 (4/28/11) 

The agenda for April 28, 2011 included an update on the fringe benefit rate proposal, the NIH FY11 Fiscal Policy, Coeus updates & tips, and the invoice collections process.

SPA Presentation 042811

SPAC Presentation 042811