The Office of Research Services (ORS) will observe the UIC reduced service schedule for non-essential services that begins on Thursday, December 24th. As such, ORS will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 23, 2015, and will reopen at 8:30 AM on Monday, January 4, 2016.
To ensure timely review and processing of sponsored project activities - applications and related documents due prior to Monday, January 4, 2016 - please be advised of the following internal deadlines:
The Office of Animal Care and Institutional Biosafety (OACIB) serving the Animal Care and Institutional Biosafety Committees (ACC/IBC) will observe the UIC reduced service schedule for non-essential services. OACIB will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 and will reopen at 8:30 AM on Monday January 4, 2016.
To allow time for the review and approval process prior to the reduced service schedule, please remember the following deadlines:
Effective September 15, 2015 ORS will require that a completed/signed PAF package five (5) business days in ADVANCE for all electronic submissions including:
NSF Fastlane deadlines
These new internal deadlines can be implemented immediately. The old deadlines were holdovers from the inception of Fastlane and Grants.gov. These are being phased out as ORS moves toward implementing a new grants management system in 2016.