An organized list of federal and state regulations, University policies, and other relevant resources.


A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies
Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
Army Research Office (ARO)
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA)
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
Commerce Business Daily
Electronic Code of Federal Regulations (e-CFR)
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP)
Federal Register
National Academy of Sciences
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Guide for Grants and Contracts

National Science Foundation (NSF)

  1. NSF Education-Related Programs (PDF)
  2. Grant Proposal Guide
  3. NSF Update (free e-mail subscription service)
Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP)

Office of Management and Budgets (OMB) Circulars

  1. A-21 - Cost Principles for Educational Institutions. A circular published by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and transferred to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) on May 11, 2004. See 2 CFR Part 220.
  2. A-110 – Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations. A circular formerly published by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and transferred to the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) on May 11, 2004. See 2 CFR Part 215.
  3. A-133 - Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations (PDF). A circular published by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB).
Office of Naval Research (ONR) - Global
Small Business Innovative Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR)

U.S. Department of Education

  1. Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)
  2. Grants & Contracts
  3. Title III and V Eligibility Approval (PDF)
U.S. Copyright Office
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)


Community of Science (COS)
Florida Research Consortium
Grant Advisor (Subscriber Pages)
GrantSAT Grant Proposal Self-Assessment Tool (PDF)
STEMFlorida Strategic Plan 2011 Report (PDF)

State of Florida

Florida Administrative Code
Florida Administrative Register
Florida Board of Governors

Florida Department of Education

  1. Division of Finance and Operations: Project Application and Amendment Procedures for Federal and State Programs (Green Book)
Florida Department of Financial Services
Florida State University System (SUS) Research Offices
Florida Statutes
  1. F.S. 1004.22 - Sponsored Research at State Universities
  2. F.S. 216.346. Contracts between state agencies; restriction on overhead or other indirect cost (PDF)
Florida Statutes and Constitution - Online Sunshine
Florida University Boards of Trustees

UWF Resources

Collective Bargaining Agreement (UFF-UWF)
College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Research Connections
Combined Activity/Effort Reporting System (CAERS)
Conflict of Interest/Outside Activity:
  1. Policy - Conflicts of Interest (AC-11.02 - 05/13)
  2. Form - Report of Outside Activity/Conflict of Interest (10/24/13)
  3. Form - Use of University Resources in Outside Activity (7/29/10)
E-verify Procedures (PDF)
Environmental Health & Safety

F&A (Facilities and Administrative)

  1. Provost's Response to "Initiatives & Incentives for Enhancing Sponsored Research (March 8, 2005) (PDF)
  2. UWF Assoc Vice President for Research Memo on State of Florida F&A Rates 6/20/06 (PDF)
  3. UWF F&A (Indirect) Cost Rates 07/01/2010-06/30/2013 (PDF)
  4. UWF F&A (Indirect) Cost Rates 07/01/2006-06/30/2010 (PDF)
  5. UWF F&A Procedures (2013 Provost's Memo) (PDF)
  6. UWF F&A Return Distribution Policy (PDF)
Faculty Handbook (links updated) 1/8/14
Financial Services
  1. Accounts Payable
  2. Payroll - includes calendars and forms
  3. Property
  4. Travel
Foreign travel with confidential information- see UWF ITS Help Desk/Computer Security/Encryption
Fringe Benefit Analysis Charts:
  1. Effective 03/01/2014 (PDF)
  2. Effective 07/01/2011 (PDF)
General Counsel 
Insurance Certificates of Coverage (2014-2015):
  1. Court Awarded Attorney Fees (PDF)
  2. Federal Civili Rights Liability and Employment Discrimination (PDF)
  3. Fleet Automobile Liability (PDF)
  4. General Liability (PDF)
  5. State Employee Workers' Compensation and Employer's Liability (PDF)

NOTE: UWF Risk Management Information is administered by Environmental Health & Safety.

Internal Auditing and Management Consulting - UWF Registration Summary (PDF)
  1. Employee Code of Ethics UWF Policy HR-15.00 (PDF)
  2. UWF F&A Return Distribution Policy (PDF)
  3. Institutes and Centers UWF Policy AC-05.00-07/08 (PDF)
  4. UWF IACUC Policy & Procedures (PDF)
  5. Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Human Research Participants Protection Policies:
  6. Intellectual Property Policies:
  7. Policy for Responding to Allegations of Misconduct in Research & Scholarly Activity UWF Policy SR-01.02 - 01/15 (PDF)
  8. Signature Policies for Academic Affairs (PDF) (Jan. 2013)
  9. Signature Authorization UWF Policy P-04.01-11/09 (PDF) - Authority to Sign Contracts and Other Documents
  10. Sponsored Institutes UWF Policy CO-01 – 09/02 (PDF)
  11. Sponsored Research Exemption UWF Policy PR-01.02-08/11 (PDF)
  12. UWF Policies & Procedures
Procurement & Contracts
Tax Exemption Certificate (PDF)
Use of SEED Accounts for Salary 2/4/91 Provost memo (PDF)
UWF NSF Research Undergraduate Institution (RUI) Eligibility Certification (PDF)
W-9 (PDF)