Sponsored Accounting

The Office of Sponsored Accounting (OSA) works collaboratively with the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) to assist and support Syracuse University’s faculty and staff by providing guidance, assistance, education, and compliance with the financial management of sponsored projects.

OSA provides post-award financial administration of approved sponsored projects, contracts, and cooperative agreements on behalf of Syracuse University. Other duties include providing leadership in the development of strategies to effectively and efficiently meet the financial requirements of sponsoring organizations and supported units; providing service to all departments, department administrators, and grant/contract principal investigators through assistance in the business/financial aspects of sponsored projects; providing expertise in the administration of sponsored grants/contracts, including financial services to university departments and sponsoring agencies; and providing advice to department personnel and principal investigators in the financial management of their programs within the terms and conditions of the grant/contract federal regulation (e.g., OMB Circulars) NACUBO guidelines, and Syracuse policies.

OSP assists University faculty and staff with submission of proposals for external support of research, scholarship, education and training, and service/outreach activities. Responsibilities include, assuring that submitted proposals conform to University policies and sponsor guidelines, and if funded, that projects are compliant with sponsor requirements. For additional information, please visit OSP’s website.

Sponsored Accounting Staff


Effort Reporting

The Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 Effort Reporting Certification period will open to campus on February 18, 2019.

The Summer 2018 certification period covers:

Faculty: May 8, 2018 – August 23, 2018
Staff: May 16, 2018 – August 15, 2018

The Fall 2018 certification period covers:

Faculty: August 24, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Staff: August 16, 2018 – December 31, 2018


Sponsored Accounting Documents

Recharge Centers [PDF]

Syracuse University Credit Card Program

University Fringe Benefit Rates for Fiscal 2017 and 2018 [PDF]

University Fringe Benefit Rates for Fiscal 2019 [PDF]

University Fringe Benefit Rates by Account for Fiscal 2019 [PDF]

New University Facilities and Administrative Rates [PDF]

Post Award Manual [PDF]

Electronic Filing Guidance [DOC]

Sponsored Remitted Tuition PowerPoint[PDF]

Graduate Assistantship Sponsored Tuition Remission Form [DOC]

The link for the SAMtool is available and is located on MySlice under Financial Services. You will see the Sponsored Award Management Tool (SAMtool) and one to two links depending upon your current Grants access. As you use the SAMtool, we welcome and ask that you provide us with your feedback, comments, and suggestions to e-contacct@syr.edu.

Any questions concerning tuition or scholarship, please email gradawd@syr.edu.