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Department of Contracts and Grants

The Department of Contracts and Grants (DCG) supports USC’s investigators from proposal development to award closeout, ensuring that our grants and contracts are consistent with university standards for academic freedom, research ethics and fiscal responsibility.

The Department of Contracts and Grants:

In light of these responsibilities, DCG has created a Feedback Form that allows faculty, research administrators, and other support staff to provide anonymous feedback regarding the quality of their interactions with DCG Staff.

Contracts & Grants Directory

Kuali Coeus

Cayuse Sponsored Projects (SP)

Proposal Preparation


Proposal Submission

Procedures & Forms

Post-Award Management 

The Cardinal & Gold Curriculum 

Grants Management Training

Research Administration News

Roles and Responsibilities in Research Administration


Research Calendar

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How to submit your event

See all events in the USC Research Calendar.