The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Spring 2022: Issue 19

News & Updates

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2022 Symposium Pre-Event Survey

We invite everyone to take the Pre-Event Survey by May 23 to help plan for this year's upcoming hybrid symposium. Continue

Penny Gordon-Larsen as Institutional Official

Proposals and award documents submitted on or after March 12, 2022, should list Penny Gordon-Larsen as the Institutional Official.  Continue

Tracey Lemming - Audit and Financial Compliance Manager

Tracey Lemming has been promoted to the Audit and Financial Compliance Manager in OSR. In her new role, Tracey will manage pre- and post-audit and subrecipient monitoring.

Posting Expenses on Sponsored Projects 

All expenses must be posted to the project in ConnectCarolina within 60 days of the project end date or prior to the final report due date on awards with earlier deadlines as required by the agreement. Continue

Updated Letter of Institutional Commitment for NIH training awards

The Letter of Institutional Commitment to Harassment and Discrimination Protections required for NIH training awards has been updated to reflect new institutional contacts.

Research Spotlight

American Academy of Arts & Sciences elects 3 from Carolina


Drs. Ralph Baric, Jenny Ting, Virginia Gray join 39 UNC-Chapel Hill faculty previously elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. Learn more here.

Training Opportunities


August 11 - 12, 2022

Virtual + UNC Friday Conference Center

Carolina RAPiDs Foundations Training

OSR Carolina RAPiDs (Research Administration Professional instructional Development system) is designed to provide a comprehensive training program for research administrators at UNC.

NCURA Award Lifecycle Webinar

The NCURA Lifecycle of the Award webinar series offers training on several broad research administration topics relevant to research institutions. Start your training here.

RAFTs Training

OSR RAFTs provides training and networking opportunities for the campus research community with training and discussions on relevant topics in research administration. Spring 2022 session recording is now available.

Staff Updates

Cost Analysis & Compliance
Tracey Lemming,
Audit/Financial Compliance Manager
D'Angelo Best, Central Effort Analyst

Research Administration
Troy Ellis, Contracting Manager
Caitlin Murn, Sponsored Projects Specialist

Did You Know?

Q: What is the OSR Deposit Memo?
A: Use the OSR Deposit Memo when submitting sponsor payments or unspent Cash Advance funds to OSR for deposit.

Q: Do you need to include Cash Advance Documentation with your Deposit?
A: No, please remember to attach all cash advance reconciliation documentation to the journal only. 

For more frequently asked questions, see our FAQs page. To submit your questions to OSR, click the 'Ask OSR' button below. 


In Other News

2022 Fiscal Year-End Reminders

The 2022 Fiscal Year-End memo was distributed to University Business Managers and Campus Unit Leads on Thursday, April 14, 2022. The memo is available in online and letterhead versions. The memo and fiscal year-end checklist can be found on the Month-End and Year-End Resources page

Update for Viewing Voucher Attachments

A change was recently made within ConnectCarolina so users can view voucher attachments for one year (365 days).  The voucher attachment link will remain visible for 365 days, instead of the current 90 days. Continue

NIH Grants Policy Statement (GPS) Updated

This update incorporates new and modified requirements, clarifies certain policies, and implements changes in statutes, regulations, and policies that have been implemented through appropriate legal and/or policy processes since the previous version of the NIH GPS dated April 2021. Continue

Graduate Health Insurance Program Updates

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide information regarding the 2022-23 enrollment process for the Graduate Student Health Insurance Plan (GSHIP) as well as other pertinent information. The policy year is from August 1, 2022, through July 31, 2023. Continue

News & Updates Across UNC


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