ORA Policies

The Office of Research Administration, a unit of the Provost's Office, is charged with administering research-related grant and contract activity so as to assure that the ethical and legal interests of the University and the sponsors are understood, appropriately funded, and completed.

This page will be the repository for ORA policies that apply to the research activity of Villanova University personnel, students, animal and human subjects.

* ORA-004 - Indirect Costs (Facilities and Administrative Costs) - 1 March 2016.pdf
Indirect Costs (Facilities and Administrative Costs)
* ORA-005 - Budget Reconciliation at Closeout of Sponsored Projects - 1 March 2016.pdf
Budget Reconciliation at Closeout of Sponsored Projects
* ORA-006 - Principal Investigator Status on Sponsored Projects - 1 March 2016.pdf
Principal Investigator Status on Sponsored Projects
* Principal-Investigator-Exemption-Request-Form-2 March 2016.pdf
Principal Investigator Exemption Request Form
* ORA-010 - Effort Reporting in Sponsored Projects 05-28-17 F.pdf
Effort Reporting in Sponsored Projects Policy

FCOI Forms and Procedures

  • Read the FCOI Policy above. (required)
  • If you have completed a previous year disclosure, please go to: COI Risk Manager and choose COI Risk Manager from the drop down. Log in using your Villanova username and password.  If this is your first time completing a disclosure, please email resadmin@villanova.edu with your Villanova username. You will then receive an acknowledgement email for your initial login. 
  • Choose non-PHS if not funded by the Public Health Service.  PHS agencies are listed here.  
* COI Screen Shots November 2016.docx
FCOI Electronic disclosure Screen Shot Instructions
* FCOI FAQs.docx
FCOI Frequently Asked Questions

The Intellectual Property Policy Board (IPPB) serves as an advisory committee to the Associate Provost on intellectual property issues. The IPPB advises the AVP regarding (i) the application, interpretation, implementation and administration of this policy, (ii) the modification or development of policy and procedure and (iii) the resolution of disputes (e.g., concerning ownership of specific intellectual property).

For more information on the IP policy, please check the Intellectual Property Policy page.

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Tentative 2018 IRB Meeting Dates

March 19
Deadline for Full Board Submission: March 1

April 18
Deadline for Full Board Submission: March 28

May 21
Deadline for Full Board Submission: April 25

June 19
Deadline for Full Board Submission: May 23

July 18
Deadline for Full Board Submission: June 27

August 15
Deadline for Full Board Submission: July 25

September 19
Deadline for Full Board Submission: August 22

October 17
Deadline for Full Board Submission: September 26

November 14
Deadline for Full Board Submission: October 24

December 12
Deadline for Full Board Submission: November 20

January 2019
Deadline for Full Board Submission: December 17

Contact Information

Office of Research Administration
Middleton Hall Rm 1st
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

For general questions, contact ResAdmin@villanova.edu or 610-519-4220.