University of Saskatchewan

Financial Services (FS)

Guidelines & Procedures

Administration of Research Funds

(Approved by Research Committee of Council, April 10, 2002)


To provide guidance concerning the procedures to be followed in relation to Policy #8.22, Administration of Research Funds.


Establishing research accounts

The Office of Research Services must have a copy of all relevant compliance documentation (human ethics, animal care, biohazard permit, external institutional approvals that may be required, etc.) prior to the opening of an account.

Tri-Agency Grants

Other Grants


Continuous Research Accounts

Closing research accounts


Payroll commitments

Change of status of account administrators/principal investigators

The researcher must notify the Office of Research Services of any changes in academic status. The Office of Research Services shall inform the Financial Services Division of all status changes.

Researchers transferring departments and/or colleges

Researchers changing appointment status

Departing researchers