EFM is closely monitoring guidelines from sponsors and other resources and frequently updating information on this page to provide campus with the most current information related to the impact of COVID-19 on the financial management of sponsored research projects.

Financial transactions related to COVID-19 should be carefully reviewed in accordance with policies and guidelines of sponsors and the University. All supporting documentation must be retained. Communications with federal awarding agencies should be coordinated with ORA. If you have questions related to guidelines on the impact of COVID-19 on the financial management of sponsored research projects, contact Monida Hean, Research Finance Compliance Manager in EFM.

Key Memos from Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and University of California

For more information, the following resources are available

UCLA Office of Research Administration (ORA)

  • UCLA ORA COVID-19 Guidance Matrix by Sponsor including the summary of key guidelines and links to the sponsor’s website for polices, FAQs, and other information related to COVID-19

UCOP Research Policy Analysis and Coordination unit (RPAC)

  • FAQs related to the Impact of COVID-19 on Sponsored Projects

Council On Government Relations (COGR)

For all other UCLA Campus and Community updates and information related to COVID-19, please check UCLA Newsroom.