OMB Administrative Relief for Grantees Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria (October 2017)- the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) identified agency actions to relieve short-term administrative, financial management and audit requirements under the Uniform Guidance at 2 C.F.R. Part 200.

Certification 106 2016-2017 JG- Institutional Incentive Policy for Teachers Actively Involved in Projects Funded with External Funds at the UPR– The University of Puerto Rico has a high priority to increase the number of projects sponsored by highly competitive external funds, attract and retain outstanding researchers and teaching staff, and advance scientific and economic development in Puerto Rico. It has the interest, in turn, to encourage a greater number of currently successful teachers in sheltered funding proposals to move to a highly competitive level of research. To that end, the Institutional Incentive Fund may approve the maximum of 100% of the Institutional Base Salary (SBI) released, only when the approved proposal is highly competitive, as defined in this Certification.

Certification 36, 2009-2010 JG- Institutional Policy for the Obtainment, Use and Control of External Funds received by the University of Puerto Rico for Educational, Research and Public Service Programs– This certification gives the responsability to the President of the UPR to implement and ensure procedures for the obtainment, use and control of external funds.

UPR Handbook Policies and Procedure for Sponsored Programas 2012– These policies and procedures set forth conditions for the submission of grant proposals and other sponsored agreements on behalf of the University of Puerto Rico. They outline the proper authorizations, eligibility criteria, and internal approval process required for all sponsored agreement and post award administration for each campus/unit of the institution. This handbook is currently under revision.

Certification 45 2006-2007: System-Wide Policy and Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Possible Research Misconduct of the University of Puerto Rico– This system-wide institutional policy wants to safeguard research against actions that undermine its integrity and the public’s trust. This general procedures has been established to discourage and address effectively allegations of misconduct in research and research-related activities and for reporting to the pertinent agencies, when required.

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