Submission Timeline - University of Houston
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Submission Timeline

Please notify the College Research Administrator as soon as you identify a funding opportunity that you are considering, and enter the proposal due date below to calculate the timeline.

  
 

8 Weeks Out:

  • PI Responsibilities
    • Recruit Co-Investigator(s)
    • Notify the College Research Administrator once you have decided to apply
    • Submit research design to Internal Review Board (IRB), if required prior to submission
    • Enroll in CITI Human Research Training (if research involves Human Subjects)
    • Identify sub-awards and request required documentation (budget, budget justification, scope of work, letter of commitment, IDC rate agreement, cost share commitment, if applicable)
  • College Research Administrator Responsibilities
    • Obtain necessary user-ids and passwords
    • Review solicitation and create proposal checklist

4 Weeks Out:

  • PI Responsibilities
    • Provide the Transmittal Information Request form to the College Research Administrator
    • Discuss the budget outline with the College Research Administrator
    • Ensure the annual Conflict of Interest training and disclosure has been completed in ICON
    • Contact Department Chair for approvals of any required cost share/match
    • Prepare letters of support that require Dean's approval
  • College Research Administrator Responsibilities
    • Create budget template and provide to PI for approval
    • Initiate the PeopleSoft (PS) Transmittal

3 Weeks Out:

  • PI Responsibilities
    • Provide all sub-award documents to the College Research Administrator
    • Send proposal documents to the College Research Administrator for review
    • If applicable, obtain final approvals for any required cost share/match from your Department Chair and the Dean, if applicable. The Dean's office requires seven(7) business days to review requests.
    • Obtain Letters of Support. The Dean’s office requires seven(7) business days to review letters and needs a copy of proposal with letter.
    • Provide College Research Administrator with Final Budget
  • College Research Administrator Responsibilities
    • Upload final budget in transmittal
    • Submit Transmittal for approvals
    • Provide PI with feedback on proposal documents

2 Weeks Out:

  • PI Responsibilities
    • Provide FINAL proposal documents to College Research Administrator for review
    • Approve transmittal
  • College Research Administrator Responsibilities
    • Communicate any additional changes that need to be made to proposal prior to submission

1 Week Out:

  • PI Responsibilities
    • Complete any changes required and provide revised documents to the College Research Administrator
    • Complete final review of proposal and send approval for proposal submission via email to the College Research Administrator
  • College Research Administrator Responsibilities
    • Perform final review of proposal
    • Obtain proposal submission approval from PI
    • Submit proposal
    • Send proposal submission confirmation to PI