Welcome to the Office of Sponsored Programs!

Mission Statement

The Office of Sponsored Programs proactively strives to foster an environment in which the research and creative accomplishments of faculty and staff are encouraged and rewarded. The office identifies and creates opportunities for financial support of these activities, while protecting the University’s interests and remaining compliant with relevant Federal regulations, sponsor guidelines, and individual award terms and conditions.
In pursuit of this mission, the Office of Sponsored Programs fosters the following values:

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Collegiality and inclusiveness
  • Excellence in pedagogy and scholarship
  • Scholarly equity

Institutional Information for Proposal Applications

EIN: 741109641
NSF Institutional Number: 0036210000
Cage Code: 1QH33
DUNS: 06-642-2098-0000
Congressional District:TX-021
Faculty/Staff Fringe Rate: 24%
Student Fringe Rate: 10%
DHHS Rate Agreement: 58% of salaries and wages
Cognizant Federal Agency: DHHS
POC Name: Arif Karim, DHHS Central States Office
POC Phone: 214-767-3261

Contact Information:

Institutional Official
Dr. Gloria A. White
Director of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
Telephone: 512-492-3149
Fiscal Contact
Tong Jett
Grants Accountant, Business Office (BOFF)
Telephone: 512-428-1348
Carolyn Palaima
Assistant Director, OSP
Telephone: 512-448-8603
Melodee Lujano
Administrative Coordinator, OSP
Telephone: 512-416-5866