Policies and Procedures for New Faculty, Chairs, Deans, and Other Managers

This concise list of websites will help you get started in your role managing graduate education and research.

Research Topics

Comprehensive List of Research Policies

Policies including: Compensation Policy for Sponsored Activities, Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI), Indirects, Classification of Gifts, Grants, and Contracts, and Time and Effort Certification

Internal Funding

University Senate Research Committee (USRC) Small Grants and Senate Fellowship

Faculty Publication, Incidental Research, and Travel in Pursuit of External Funding

External Funding

Research Institute services and personnel

Grant funded AWE

Grants while on sabbatical

Grants and Designated Fund Accounting

Hiring project personnel

Travel procedures and IUP travel office


Procedures for Review and Approval of Agreements at IUP

Research Compliance

Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the protection of human subjects

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

Online Ethics Training (CITI)

Technology Transfer

Export control

Centers and Institutes

Policies, guidelines, and procedures

Annual reports

Organizational chart and Services offered by IUP's centers and institutes


Graduate Education Topics

Thesis-Dissertation Information

Forms: Research Topic Approval Form (RTAF), Committee Change Form, Thesis/Dissertation Publishing Agreements, Survey of Earned Doctorates


Writing resources, formatting aids, and instructional videos

Thesis/dissertation submission and review procedures


Thesis-dissertation manual

Outside Readers

Student Travel, Professional Development, and Scholars Forums

Annual Graduate Scholars Forum

Annual Undergraduate Scholars Forum

Graduate Student Travel to Present Scholarly Work

Graduate Student Professional Development Funds

Graduate Student Research Grants

Graduate Student Outstanding Research Award

Undergraduate Student Travel to Present Scholarly Work

Undergraduate Research Grants

Graduate Student Administration

Graduate Admissions
Admission requirements, how to apply, deadlines

Graduate Catalog
Official program listings, course descriptions, policies and procedures for graduate students

Graduate Assistantships
Allocation details and GA award/assignment forms

Graduate Teaching Eligibility