Research and Project Administration

ORPA Has A New Home

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FastLane Proposal Decommissioning and Transition of Functionality to
Nov. 28, 2022

Effective November 21st, Award Documents, Organizational Reports, and integration in FastLane were retired and will be decommissioned. Here's what you need to know:


The FastLane Award Documents functionality as well as all historical award documents moved to and are accessible…
Sponsored Research Administrator Mentoring Program - Enrollment Now Open!
Nov. 22, 2022

It is our pleasure to announce a new round of applications for the

Issuance of NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 23-1)
Oct. 27, 2022

We are pleased to announce that a revised version of the

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Princeton University is actively monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19) and the evolving guidance from government and health authorities.  It has developed the Research Operations Guidance webpage as a resource for the University research community.  Additionally, ORPA has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions related to sponsored programs.

What We Do

As part of Princeton University’s Office of the Dean for Research, the Office of Research and Project Administration (ORPA) serves as a go-to resource for all things related to sponsored research funding. We help make research at Princeton happen, offering professional assistance across fields and throughout the sponsored research lifecycle, from proposal preparation to award management and close-out.