Research Administration

Office of Research Administration and Advancement (ORAA) Mission

The Office of Research Administration and Advancement's (ORAA) primary focus is to serve UMCES faculty and administration by assisting in identifying funding opportunities and facilitating the proposal submission process, award negotiations and post-award administration. We work to provide friendly, knowledgeable and accurate information regarding sponsor and Institution policies and procedures.

Angela Richmond
ORAA Director
arichmond@umces.edu
410-221-2015
Fax: 410-228-9265
Ginger Steelman
ORAA Assistant Director
gsteelman@umces.edu
410-221-2014
Fax: 410-228-9265

Barbara Jenkins
Senior Research Administrator
bjenkins@umces.edu

301-689-7115
Fax:  301-689-7200


Notice of Intent to Submit a Proposal:
Click here to complete a form to alert ORAA as early as possible that you are planning to submit a proposal.

Welcome to the ORAA website.  The information, links, and sample forms provided here will help you in your quest for funding and/or the management of the awards.  The ORAA website is divided into functional areas:

 ** Proposals ** Award Management ** Policy and Procedures ** 

Proposals: 

  • Links to Funding Sources
  • Tools for proposal development (institutional information, budget and budget notes templates, etc.)
  • Information on how to route your proposal for approval through Cayuse.

 Award Management:

  • Links to agency terms and conditions
  • Forms/templates for prior approval requests, budget revision requests, etc.
  • UMCES Financial and other post-award policies

Policy and Procedures:

  •  Animal Use in Research
  •  Human Subjects in Research
  •  Responsible Conduct of Research
  •  Conflict of Interest/Conflict of Commitment