Research & Sponsored Programs


Policies & Procedures Related to Research and Sponsored Programs


The University of South Dakota is committed to conducting research and sponsored projects responsibly, ethically, and in full compliance with all applicable state, federal, and sponsor requirements.  Our policies and procedures are informed by government regulations, professional standards, and the expectations of our sponsors, collaborators, and peers. 

Below are USD policies related to research, creative activities, and receipt of grants and contracts.  Additional links to state (BOR) and federal regulations are also shown.  

Policies of The University of South Dakota:    
Additional Resources
Policies of the SD Board of Regents:  
Standard Federal Agency Policies:  

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Driving Research

Campus Drive sign The ORSP coordinates policies and procedures which guide research and sponsored projects campus-wide.