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Office of Sponsored Awards Management

Office of Sponsored Awards Management

Policies & Guidance

Researchers and research administrators working with sponsored awards are subject to internal and external policies and procedures. Following are links to USC policies relevant to sponsored awards and SAM procedures.  The categories are based on subject matter. Click the category heading to view the associated policies and procedures.

If you have questions about any of these important requirements, please contact your SAM representative or the relevant administrative unit for guidance.


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