Principal Investigator Eligibility on Sponsored Programs

Principal Investigator Eligibility on Sponsored Programs (900-006)

Individuals holding tenured and tenure-track faculty positions or having the title of Research Associate, Senior Research Associate, Assistant Research Professor, Associate Research Professor, or Research Professor at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs are eligible to serve as Principal Investigator. Furthermore, the individual is to have the necessary experience and independence to apply for and conduct his/her own program. Other individuals may be approved by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to serve as the Principal Investigator.

Distribution of Indirect Cost Returns (ICR) from Externally Sponsored Programs

Distribution of Indirect Cost Returns (ICR) from Externally Sponsored Programs (900-003)

The purpose of the policy statement included herein is to define the distribution formula for indirect cost recoveries (ICR), and to reiterate the guidelines for the use of these funds.

Facilities and Administrative Rate Reduction Waivers

Facilities and Administrative Rate Reduction Waivers (900-002)

Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs are real costs incurred by the campus, associated with all externally-sponsored projects, regardless of funding source. Any project budgeted at less than the federally approved rate is being subsidized by the other funded projects. Nevertheless, there may be valid reasons for reducing or waiving these F&A costs on certain projects. Such waivers would reflect the tradeoff between the need to cover the real (F&A) costs against the need for the campus to meet other strategic goals.

Roles & Responsibilities for Sponsored Programs Administration

Roles & Responsibilities for Sponsored Programs Administration (900-001)

The purpose of this policy is to provide a description of the shared responsibility for the administration of sponsored programs at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. This policy defines the roles and responsibilities of principal investigators, their departmental administrators, department chairs, directors and deans, the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Integrity (OSPRI), and the Office of Contracts and Grants Accounting (OCGA).

Wireless Networks

Wireless Networks (700-004)

This policy is to help ensure the security and availability of information technology systems and networks and the confidentiality and integrity of electronic information captured, maintained, and used by UCCS. This policy should be used as the foundation document for all standards, procedures, and guidelines that are developed and implemented by UCCS related to information systems and data security.

Information Technology Security

Information Technology Security (700-003)

This policy is to help ensure the security and availability of information technology systems and networks and the confidentiality and integrity of electronic information captured, maintained, and used by UCCS. This policy should be used as the foundation document for all standards, procedures, and guidelines that are developed and implemented by UCCS related to information systems and data security.

Responsible Computing

Responsible Computing (700-002)

In support of its mission of teaching, research, and public service, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs provides access to Computing and Network Resources for its students, faculty, and staff. This policy contains the governing philosophy for regulating faculty, student, and staff use of the University’s Computing and Network Resources. It sets forth the general principles regarding appropriate use of equipment, software, networks and data.