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.
ORAA Assistant Director
Senior Research Administrator
***Notice: Pursuant to the FAQs regarding the new uniform guidance in OMB 2.CFR.200, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science has chosen to delay implementation of the new procurement requirements in OMB 2.CFR.200.320 until July 1, 2016. All other regulations in OMB 2.CFR.200 are applicable to new federal awards issued after 12/26/14 and may be applicable to existing federal awards depending on agency implementation plans.***
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:
Policy and Procedures: