Research Administration Services

Research Administration Services

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Research Administration Services (RAS) serves Illinois Tech research investigators, department administrators, and our partner research support offices by proactively providing post-award planning and administrative support to those involved in sponsored research.

RAS operates on a portfolio model, where each grant is assigned to one of our team members. The RAS team will monitor spending, meet regularly with stakeholders, and serve as a resource to connect researchers with administrative support throughout campus.

The following services are offered to the Illinois Tech community: 

  • Award orientation when a new grant arrives
  • Monthly reports for grant budgets and personnel
  • Rebudgeting, salary reallocations, and expense transfer requests
  • Forecasting and projecting
  • Time and effort monitoring and collection
  • Faculty learning/training programs and onboarding
  • Review and approve grant expenses processed through Buy It online procurement system
  • Assistance with final review of expenses and effort
  • Partnership with the Grant and Contract Accounting team in other post-award functions such as invoicing, financial reporting, and closeout
  • Partnership with the Office of Sponsored Research and Programs


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Michael Paul Galvin Tower
10 West 35th Street,13th Floor
Chicago, IL 60616