Research... How We Can Help You

Institutional Information and Facts

Important information to assist you in writing proposals such as Facilities and Administrative Costs (F&A) also known as Overhead and Indirect Costs, Fringe Benefit Rates, Travel, Tuition, etc.

Proposal Development

Who can serve as a Principal Investigator and Co-Principal Investigator?

Everything you need to create a budget for your project from calculating personnel costs to fringe benefits, travel and more.

Guidelines for submitting proposals. The Office of Research is the only office vested with the authority to sign research proposals and contracts on behalf of the University of Central Florida.

Definition of a Sponsored Project

Now that you've received an award we can help you work through all the necessary procedures to manage it.

Steps required to end a funded project.

A depository of helpful tools, including a glossary of terms and resources available from UCF, the state and federal governments.

Here you will find a depository of forms for proposal and award management.

The IRB Committee established to protect the rights and welfare of human participants involved in research.

IACUC is responsible for oversight and evaluation of the University animal care and use program, its procedures and facilities to ensure that they are consistent with the recommendations of the Guide, AWR, PHS Policy, and IACUC Policies.

Serving Faculty


The Ofice of Research serves UCF scholars as the official liaison between UCF and funding sources and by helping faculty work through the proposal and contract management process.

This site includes information to assist university scholars through the announcement, application and post-award stages and to familiarize prospective partners with the breadth of funded research conducted at the university.

Sponsored research at UCF is growing exponentially. UCF is committed to the pursuit of excellence and intellectual growth and seeks to excel at moving ideas to innovation and realization. The Carnegie Foundation rates UCF as a "very high research activity" university. We’ve been on an upward trajectory for years and in 2020 UCF surpassed the $200 million dollar mark in external funding. UCF's pioneering efforts to commercialize technology continue to stimulate local economies throughout the state. The number of patents at UCF also continue to climb with 44 U.S. issued patents produced in 2019.
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