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Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) provides leadership and oversight for research at Illinois. Research expenditures at Illinois were $620 million in FY16.

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Office of Sponsored Programs

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) supports the research enterprise through submission, negotiation, and administration of externally sponsored programs.


OBFS Grants and Contracts Office

The Grants and Contracts Office (GCO) within the Office of Business and Financial Services provides a variety of post-award administration functions in support of sponsored projects at the University of Illinois. GCO works to ensure the successful administration of sponsored projects by collaborating with departments, principal investigators, and sponsoring agencies.