Office of Research Services

Welcome to the Texas Tech University Office of Research Services (ORS) website. The ORS supports the mission of Texas Tech by providing administrative and management services for sponsored projects. Sponsored projects include grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements–from both the public and private sectors–which support research, instructional and service projects.

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As part of our continuing effort to support research at Texas Tech University, the Office of Research Services is now using Cayuse for research proposal development and submission. Find training and support opportunities for Cayuse on our website here ».

ORS Announcements

CAYUSE SYSTEM MAINTENANCE - Saturday, August 15, 2015

All Cayuse Research Suite products (Cayuse 424 and Cayuse SP) will be unavailable Saturday, August 15, 2015 from 10AM until 10pm.

*Unplanned Maintenance* TONIGHT Cayuse 424 v6.6.1

We will be conducting unplanned maintenance Aug. 5 to correct a defect with the ED-524 Budget form. Support received reports of errors when attempting to open the ED-524 Budget form. This evening's release will correct this issue.

Rescheduled Cayuse 424 Update: Downtime for Upgrade

The upgrade of our Cayuse 424 instance was not performed last week as scheduled due to technical issues. They will be trying again this Saturday, August 1, 2015.

CAYUSE 424 UPDATE: Downtime for Upgrade

Cayuse 424 (the product for proposal submissions to will be offline at Noon Central Time on Saturday, July 25th. It is expected to be back online at 6:00PM on Saturday, July 25th. Read more>>

FastLane Compliance Checks 2015

Beginning April 24, 2015, proposals submitted in response to Program Solicitations in FastLane will undergo a series of automated proposal compliance validation checks to ensure they comply with requirements outlined in the PAPPG (Chapter II.C.2 of the Grants Proposal Guide (GPG)).



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