The Office of Research Asministration (ORA) at Villanova provides service to faculty and students while protecting the institution in sponsored programs, technology transfer, and research compliance.
Graduate Students use the Stipend Form and work with the Onboarding Specialist in your college.
Undergraduate Students contact Human Resources.
Please fill out the student time sheet after the student has been hired through Human Resources.
Please see schedule on VU Payroll Website.
Outside consultants must be engaged in a contract through ORA. The contract is found on the Villanova Procurment Website/Forms and will be reviewed and executed by ORA. Once the agreement is final the consultant must also become a vendor through Villanova Procurment.
ORA will requisition a purchase order and payments should be processed through NovaPay.
Yes. However, graduation fundamentally the student's standing in our systems. To continue working after graduation, the individual must be hired as an employee outlined in the following two links.
Graduate Assistants are paid a standard rate (see ORA fact sheet) for 20 hours of work per week during a semester.
Yes, if the award budget includes tuition for students and a student has been hired and is working on the project.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be assigned an NSF ID and password.
Login to Cayuse 424. See Quickstart or contact your ORA Representative
Contact your ORA Representative to get a signed RUI statement.
Yes! Novasis makes it easy to see your grant’s balance. Please view our directions for details on how to keep track of your budget. If you are looking for information not provided by Novasis, such as more itemized or detailed information about specific entires, your assigned ORA Representative will assist you.
Please view this video if you want to check your '4' account, The Research Support or indirect cost flowdown account.
The best way to purchase supplies is to requisition through NovaBuy or use the procurement card. Please see Villanova’s Procurement website for a detailed matrix on how to make specific purchases. Note that an item’s appearance on the procurement matrix does not ensure that it is an allowable grant expense.
You can find our discussion of sponsored projects versus gifts attached below.