Research Grant Support

Research Accountants

The Physical and Biological Sciences Division has its own Research Accountants. These staff are available to assist with managing your research funds. Click here to find your accountant.

Office of Sponsored Projects (Grants Administration)

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) facilitates institutional approval for all proposal submissions, accepts and administers grant awards, and negotiates contracts and other research-related agreements for UC Santa Cruz on behalf of The Regents of the University of California. Please find your OSP team members contact information here and this page has good resources and information for new Principal Investigators (PI).

The Office of Sponsored Projects utilizes  a web-based system called Cayuse. This system is commonly shared between OSP, Extramural Funds (EMF), and the research accounting offices, enabling all to access the same information at any time. To access Cayuse, simply go to and enter your UCSC ID and Gold Password.

Resources to Assist with Cayuse: