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Division of Finance


Research Administration & Finance

Latest Updates:

Research Administration & Finance is pleased to announce the roll out of Cayuse SP. Cayuse SP will simplify the entire sponsored project lifecycle management from proposal creation to award close-out and will be the repository for institutional proposal and award data. Members of the campus community will be able to monitor their sponsored research proposal and award activity and, for the first time, track the status from proposal submission to award set-up in a single, on-line portal.

Cayuse SP Training Materials

RAF Requests

Please direct all proposal and award communications to the appropriate list serve. This will ensure your email is received and directed to the proper personnel. Your support is appreciated as we move forward with streamlining operations and improving response times.


Communications regarding continuations, renewals and resubmissions. p>


  • Requests for award status, incremental funds, no-cost extensions, re-budget requests, and other post-award questions.


  • For Subawards issued from RPI to an external entity.


  • For all post award inquiries.


  • To request access, report login issues or questions about Cayuse SP.

If you would like to express concerns regarding the response time to a recent inquiry, please feel free to contact David M. Schultz at schuld7@rpi.edu.