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Project Modification Request (PMR)

The PMR system streamlines prior-approval requests from the department/PI to the College Research Office. Upon approval, the request will route to Contracts and Grants or Sponsored Programs, depending on the type of request.

PMR User Manual

Frequently Asked Questions

Change in PI/Key Personnel, Pre-Award Costs, Travel, Equipment Acquisition, Carryover/Carry Forward, Fabricated Equipment, No Cost Extension, Subaward, Modification, Budget Modification, Change in Scope and/or Other require prior approval.

First, check to be sure the project is in the “Active” status in Financials. Also, check your User Setup to make sure that you have access to the OUC assigned to the project.

The PI is probably not linked to the project in the appropriate table. The PI association in PMR is gathered from the RADAR record.

Contact your Grant Business Officer (GBO) in the College Research Office.

Select File > Print from the internet browser toolbar. This will print your request in its entirety, including justification and comments.

The status of your PMR is now “NEW.” When you are searching for a PMR, change the status to “NEW” and enter the project ID in the appropriate field.

In the justification section, enter “See attached justification documents.” You can then upload your Word or PDF document.

Contact your Grant Business Officer (GBO) in the College Research Office.

In extreme cases, your College Research Office can enter a PMR that will route directly to C and G. Forward the email request to the College Research Office and explain your situation. If the College Research Office deems it necessary, it can enter the PMR, upload the PI’s email requesting the PMR and submit it directly to C and G.