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UNM Policy Office

MSC05 3357
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

Physical Location:
Scholes Hall
114 A and B

Phone: (505) 277-6531

Seven Sponsored Research Policies Revised

July 1, 2015

President Frank approved revisions to seven policies in the University Administrative Policy (UAP) manual that pertain to sponsored research, using an expedited review process to comply with the July 1, 2015 effective date of federal regulatory requirements.  As reflected in these  policy revisions, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has combined eight circulars, including OMB Circular A-21 ("Cost Principles for Educational Institutions"), into one new set of regulations that is referred to as the Uniform Guidance.  References to OMB Circular A-21 in the policies have been replaced with references to the new Uniform Guidance.  

One of these seven policies had not been revised since 1998, and the others were last revised between 2004 and 2008.  Accordingly, we took this opportunity to update titles and descriptions of University practices, and to reflect other regulatory changes that occurred during the intervening years. 

The seven revised policies are as follows: