Award negotiation and acceptance

All sponsored project awards are issued to the Board of Regents, NSHE, on behalf of the University of Nevada, Reno as the legal fiduciary responsible for the conduct and commitments under the award. Note: NSHE stands for the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Account setup

After a sponsored project award has been fully executed and accepted by the University of Nevada, Reno (University), i.e., the award documents or contract have been signed by both Sponsored Projects the sponsoring agency, Sponsored Projects will establish a University account for the charging and accounting of project expenses. Upon account set up, the principal investigator (PI) will receive an official Notification of Award (NOA) via Workday indicating that the project account is active and project expenses can now be charged and project personnel hired.

The NOA notification will includes the following information:

  • Principal investigator
  • Workday award number
  • InfoEd proposal number
  • Award amount
  • Award start and end dates
  • Sponsor name
  • Whether cost share is required
  • Amount of cost share (when applicable)

Project management and reporting

Learn about best practices for ongoing project fiscal management and your reporting responsibilities:

For more information on sponsored project administration, please see the video tutorial series "Best Practices in Sponsored Project Management," which is available through WebCampus.