Forms and Documents
The Research Handbook provides ACU policy and procedures for writing internal and external grants. Frequently asked questions and handy resources are included. Download the Handbook (user name and password required) in .pdf format. The most recent revision was April, 2010.
Intellectual Property Policy, Policy on Research Misconduct
The following polices are now available for download (user name and password required) in .pdf format: Intellectual Property Policy, Policy on Research Misconduct. The most recent revision of both documents was November, 2003.
External Grant Submission Form
Most grant applications are submitted online through the office of ORSP, while others are sent directly to the granting agency. The external grant submission Form must be completed and signed by the Chair, Dean, Associate Provost for Research, Provost, University Counsel, and Controller before any grant for external funding can be sent by a faculty or staff member. Please submit the form at least two weeks before the grant is due.
ACU Institutional Review Board Policy
This policy must be followed for all research by ACU faculty and staff that involves human subjects. Some departments have approved review boards. Faculty and staff who are members of departments without review boards should submit their review requests to the Vice Provost for Research.