The Department of Contracts and Grants (DCG) offers assistance to the research community in the development and submission of proposals as well as issues related to post-award management. To facilitate training, DCG offers several online learning programs and a broad array of quick guides. As we continue to develop these materials, we will be distributing them via DCG NewsFlashes and posting to the DCG website for future reference.
DCG’s Research Administration Certification Program
Required for faculty proposing research and non-faculty designated as a PI/PD, Co-PI, or a Multi-PI
Required for research administrators and support staff seeking approval privileges on sponsored projects accounts
An overview of Cayuse Sponsored Projects (SP): USC’s system for proposal and award management
Guides for developing proposals, negotiating agreements, award acceptance, and more
Guides for Post-Award module navigation, Award records, retrieving Award data, and more
Training course to assist with navigating through the Cayuse SP system
Frequently Asked Questions regarding issues proposal preparers may encounter using Cayuse SP
Visit the DCG Cayuse SP Slack Channel (#help-cayuse) to submit your question or issue. Our training team is ready and willing to assist in answering your question and/or connecting you with a subject matter or technical expert.