Sponsored Research and Programs

Funding Opportunities

Preparing Proposals

Policies and Procedures


Sponsored Research and Programs Policies and Procedures

Personnel Policies

  1. Affirmative Action Overview
  2. Benefits:
  3. Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  4. Research Foundation (RF) Computer Software Policy
  5. RF Conflict of Interest Statement
  6. Worker's Compensation Claim (see RF Campus Benefits Office for claims process and detailed information)

Purchasing Policies

Purchasing Goods, Materials, & Equipment

Procedures regarding the purchase of goods, materials, and equipment:

  1. Purchasing Orders & Vendor Payment Procedures
  2. Instructions to fill out a RF Purchase Order/Payment Voucher Form
  3. Changing a P.O. or Vendor Payment
  4. Research Foundation Insurance Guidelines
  5. Inventory Control Procedures
  6. Forms required for purchasing goods, materials, and equipment:
    • Purchase Requisition/Payment Voucher Form
    • Request to Change Research Foundation Purchase Orders

Purchasing Services

Procedures regarding the purchase of services:

  1. Research Foundation Policy related to the Procurement of Services
  2. Independent Contractors and Lecturers
  3. Sub Recipients and Vendor Contracts
  4. Changing Contracts
  5. Conflict of Interest Statement
  6. Forms required for purchasing services:
    • Independent Contractor Services Form
    • Working Relationship Form
    • Invoice for Consultant/Lecturer Services

Travel Policy

Travel Procedures

  1. Research Foundation Statement of Travel Policy
  2. Travel Rate Schedules
  3. Forms required for travel:
    • Plattsburgh State University Authorization to Travel Form
    • Research Foundation Travel Payment Request
    • Taxable Meal Payment & Authorization Form
    • Exempt Organization Certificate

The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs and members of the Institutional Review Boards are responsible for insuring all research using human and animal subjects conducted at Plattsburgh State University complies with federal/state regulations. Forms for documenting a specific research project and receiving approval for human or animal research activity can be obtained from the appropriate links below:

University Research Policies

  1. SUNY Patent Policy
  2. Animal Subjects
  3. Human Subjects
  4. Animal Subjects Committee
  5. Human Subjects Committee


Contact Information

Office: Beaumont 260
Phone: (518) 564-2155
Fax: (518) 564-2157

Research Foundation at SUNY Plattsburgh
Kehoe 815
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901