Training Opportunities & Instruction Guides
For Faculty and Staff



All faculty and staff receiving and/or managing grants must take the following compliance courses:
Cost Principles
Effort Fundamentals
Effort Management
RSH 260
RSH 220
RSH 230
Faculty and Staff
Faculty and Staff
For more information regarding compliance training visit theUF Office of Sponsored Programs (DSP) training website. The site provides information regarding the following training topics:
•Institutional Review Board (IRB)
•Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
•Environmental Health and Safety
•Export Controls
•Financial Conflict of Interests
•Responsible Conduct of Research

The site is updated frequently and will reflect current training requirements for research faculty and administrative staff.
Contact the UF Division of Human Resource ServicesTraining and Organizational Developmentoffice for more training opportunities and requirements.


Faculty and staff involved with research and clinical services are required to take the Health Science Center’s Research Billing Risks compliance course, RAC 810. The College of Medicine’s Research and Compliance office offers comprehensive training in billing compliance for studies conducted in the College of Medicine.

Research Administration
Research administration can be complex, especially in an academic environment. The following training links can assist those who work with research or contract and grants administration to navigate the layers of policies and procedures that affect awards.

UF ToolkitInstructions for most UF administration in myUFL
UFirst ToolkitProposal and contract submissions
RAFTResearch Administration and Financials Training
Pro 3 SeriesComprehensive training for administrative professionals

Other training in research administration:

CRA CertificationCertified Research Administrators
NCURANATL Council of University Research Administrators Education Programs
Research Admin GlossaryProvided by UCLA, a comprehensive list of common acronyms

Writing Successful GrantsOnline grant writing seminar (previously recorded)
NIH赠款和资金NIH guidance for proposal writing