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Metropolitan State University of Denver’s Office of Sponsored Research and Programs is governed by the policies and procedures as adopted by the Metropolitan State University of Denver Board of Trustees. These policies and procedures relate to proposals and contracts that are entered into by the University, in accordance with either a mandated arrangement with a government agency (i.e. indirect cost rate agreements) or directives of the Board (i.e. ICR distribution, remuneration, etc.)

The Institutional Review Board (Human Subjects Protection Program), is registered with the Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  

Any proposals involving human subjects are required to submit their proposal to the HSPP for review prior to submission. Please contact the HSPP with any questions.


Federal and Agency Regulations

Cost Principles for Educational Institutions

A-21 (Cost Accounting Standards are included within)

Grants and Agreements With Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations

Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations

Agency Policies

National Science Foundation

National Institutes of Health

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

United States Department of Agriculture

  • CSREES General Terms

Department of Defense

Department of Education

Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR)

FAR General Services Administration

FAR Supplements

Other Federal Regulation Sources

Code of Federal Regulations