OSPA Holiday Schedule
The Office of Sponsored Projects Administration will be closed as follows:
- Thanksgiving Break - beginning Wednesday afternoon, 11/27/2019 through 12/1/2019.
- Winter Break - beginning Monday, 12/23/2019 through 1/1/2020.
If you have a pre-award or post-award action due during the closure please contact OSPA as soon as possible.
- Proposal notifications received after November 22nd will not be submitted prior to Thanksgiving Break.
- Proposal notifications received after December 17th will not be submitted prior to Winter Break.
- All expenditures requiring OSPA approval should be in our office no later than close of business Monday, November 25th prior to Thanksgiving Break.
- All expenditures requiring OSPA approval should be in our office no later than close of business Wednesday, December 18th prior to Winter Break.
Thank you for your cooperation!
Minimum Wage increase effective 1/1/2020, see here for the escalation rates.
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