Office of Research and Sponsored Programs


Pre-Award Procedure Manual is Under Revision


The ORSP mission is to provide assistance to faculty and staff seeking resources to support research, creative, and community service projects.This site is designed to guide SSU personnel through the process and policy aspects of sponsored programs from concept development to the receipt of funding. Please see the links below and to the left for further information.

ORSP services include:

  • Disseminating information on grants available from government and private sponsors
  • Assisting in developing projects, writing proposals, and formulating budgets
  • Managing the campus review and approval of funding requests to external sponsors¬† to ensure compliance with agency guidelines as well as with university policies related to grants
  • Supporting the Faculty Subcommittee on Sponsored Programs in developing requests for proposals for the grant programs that are managed internally by SSU, in reviewing those proposals, in recommending funding, and in administering the eventual awards
  • Supporting the Institutional Review Board in reviewing protocols for research involving human subjects.
  • Conducting training workshops for faculty and staff on proposal development and research compliance.

We look forward to working with you!

Key Contacts

Carol Hall , Administrative Support Coordinator
Phone: (707) 664-2448
Fax: (707) 664-4463

ORSP is located in Schulz 1105. Our office hours are from 9:00 to 5:00, Monday through Friday. For general inquiries please call (707) 664-2448.

Our mailing address is:
Sonoma State University
Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
1801 East Cotati Avenue
Rohnert Park, CA 94928-3609