Occasionally it may be necessary to establish a project id (fka an account number) before a sponsored agreement is finalized. When assured that a sponsored agreement is reasonably expected to materialize, a pre-award project number can be established for the purposes of beginning the process of recruitment of project employees, ordering of specialized equipment and supplies, and the like in preparation for the start of the project.

Steps to establish a pre-award project account:

The Department and Principal Investigator:

The College Research or Business Officer

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