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Office of Research Affairs

Overview

The Office of Research Affairs (ORA) provides support for research being conducted at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). The ORA serves as a "research hub" to assist faculty in expanding collaborative, innovate research that will lead to an increased number of novel competitive grant applications to a variety of funding agencies. The ORA staff provides a wide-range of services to SOM faculty.

ORA Mission and Services >


Grant Submission Policy

The UMSOM requires the following:

  • All NIH grant front pages be submitted to the ORA by 5 pm, seven (7) business days prior to the grant deadline.
  • The proposal text be submitted in final form to Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) by 5pm five (5) business days prior to the grant deadline.

Internal Grant Routing Policy
UMSOM policies and procedures for grant routing & submissions.


Upcoming NIH Deadlines

2022 Standard NIH Deadlines
A complete list of internal routing deadlines for standard NIH due dates.

August 8th
All F series

  • July 28 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • August 1 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

August 12th
All R13 and U13

  • August 3 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • August 5 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

September 25th
All P, T, D, C, G, & U (except U01)

  • September 15 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • September 19 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

October 5th
New R01 & U01

  • September 26 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • September 28 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

October 16th
New R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2,
UH3, UH2/UH3

  • October 6 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • October 10 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

November 5th
Renew/Resub R01, U01

  • Oct 27 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • Oct 31 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

November 12th
Renew/Resub K Series

  • November 3 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • November 7 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

November 16th
Renew/Resub R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2,
UH3, UH2/UH3

  • November 7 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • November 9 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

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