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 the Research Administration Procedures Policy..


Establishing research accounts

The Research Services and Ethics Office (RSEO) 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

Financial Reporting Requirements

Closing research accounts


Payroll commitments

Change of status of fund managers/PIs

The researcher must notify the RSEO of any changes in academic status. The RSEO shall inform the Controller's Office of all status changes.

Researchers transferring departments and/or colleges

Researchers changing appointment status

Departing researchers