About Contracts

The OSP Contracts Team reviews, drafts and negotiates all incoming and outgoing awards and subawards related to sponsored research activities.  We ensure that all terms and conditions conform to federal, state and university requirements.

  • Corporate Sponsor Letter
    Mason’s Corporate Sponsor Letter outlines the OSP’s position on certain contractual issues.
  • Subawards and Subrecipients
    How to distinguish between Subcontractors, Contractors (formerly vendors), and Consultants, and the Subrecipient Monitoring Policy
  • Types of Agreements
    This section explains common types of awards and their typical uses.

Please visit the Office of Research Integrity & Assurance for direct links to Conflict of Interest Certification, policies, procedures, and resources, and a detailed description of Export Controls.