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The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has released updates to the Subagreement Initiation Portal (SIP). A summary of these changes is included below.

Key Changes to Expect with this SIP Update

Effective Wednesday, August 12

  • New Instructions tab incorporated into all forms
  • Additional year(s) of funding, even if issued a new PS Project ID, will now be submitted as an Amendment
  • Revised and expanded Subagreement Data Transfer Section
  • Updated Human Subjects’ Research Questions
  • All required documentation will now need to be attached in SIP
  • New Amendment fields and calculator for Change in Funding/Authorizing Carryover

Please reference the Form Updates tab on the SIP Guidance page for more details.

Reminder: Webinar with Q&A on SIP Updates

These sessions will provide an overview of the new updates in SIP and are an opportunity for campus users to share feedback and have their questions answered. Questions may be submitted in advance for the sessions here. Any additional questions may also be emailed to

Date & Time

Thursday, August 20, 2020 | 10:00 – 11:00 AM | Zoom Link

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 2:00 – 3:00 | Zoom Link


Brie Teer, Subaward Team Manager
Stacy Barca, Assistant Director of Research Administration


For questions regarding specific Subagreements, please contact your Sponsored Projects Specialist. Questions or help needed with SIP, please contact

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