Office of Research and Sponsored Projects

The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) serves as a central resource to support research and service sponsored programs and projects at New Mexico Highlands University. The office is responsible for pre-award activities such as: endorsing and authorizing proposals; interpreting; negotiating and accepting contracts and grants for project funded by federal and state agencies, foundations and other public and private sources; finding funding opportunities; and assist with proposal writing. ORSP also provides post-award services including, but not limited to: setting up project accounts with the business office; assisting PIs with financial management of projects; resolution accounting problems, approval of requisitions, travel expenses and other obligations requiring signatory authority; monitoring of financial status of projects; and maintaining project records and reports.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Any inquiries, new research or university work involving animals, or concerns should be reported to the IACUC chair or attending veterinarian:

IACUC Chair: Dr. Sarah Corey-Rivas, Department of Biology, 505-454-3301,

IACUC Veterinarian: Dr. Ben Nelson, Department of Biology, 505-454-3305,

Data For Completing Proposals



Grant Writing Resources

Pre-Award Guidance

Post-Award Guidance

Faculty Research Committee

Institutional Review Board