Texas Tech University

Proposal Review and Submission

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Proposals for extramural support for research, training, or other activities to be conducted by Texas Tech faculty, staff and students are required to be submitted through the TTU Office of Research Services. Texas Tech uses the Cayuse Electronic Research Administration System to submit proposals.

  • Roles & Responsibilities - A breakdown of the responsibilities of ORS, the PI, the department, college, Office of the Vice President for Research and Accounting Services.
  • Proposal Submissions & Deadlines - Proposals for extramural support for research, training, or other activities to be conducted by Texas Tech faculty, staff and students are required to be submitted through the TTU Office of Research Services (ORS).
  • Routing Proposals - To ensure that federal and state guidelines are met and that the intellectual and academic objectives of the university are maintained, all proposals for external funding must be reviewed at appropriate administrative levels prior to submission.
  • Signing Authority - The authorized institutional official for each type of award-related documents.

For more information on the research process at Texas Tech, please see the Guide to Research prepared by the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Office of Research Services