We strive to maximize efficiency by developing the quality of our team and services to provide optimal support for sponsored research activities at UCSD.
Services & Support
OPAFS provides financial support to the UCSD research mission. We provide support in the areas of financial management, cost accounting and control and accountability. Services include:
Accounts receivable and cash management
Review and approval of payroll or expense transfers
Cost share monitoring and reporting
News & Events
OPAFS & OCGA Open House
The Office of Post Award Financial Services and The Office of Contract & Grant Administration are opening up our doors and cubicles to you.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
10300 N. Torrey Pines RdLa Jolla, CA 92093
1st Floor: OPAFS Office of Post Award Financial Services
3rd Floor: OCGA Office of Contract & Grant Administration
Sponsored Projects Accounts Receivable and Cash Management (SPARCM)
The SPARCM system is an AR and Cash Management tool that allows OPAFS to create invoices and manage Financial Expense Reports (FERs) as well as sponsor reports on sponsored project funds. Future enhancements will be developed for OPAFS and Department post award administrative processes.
The Streamlined Training and Resource Tool (STaRT) focuses on Award Financial Management topics. It is a comprehensive online tool providing knowledge to campus in support of the University's research mission. Learn more about the tool.
SPARCM Wins 2015 Sautter Award
UC San Diego received a 2015 Larry L. Sautter Gold Award from the University of California recently for its innovative use of information technology to make university operations more effective and efficient. Full news brief.
The OPAFS award document lookup allows you to view award documents that OPAFS keeps in the BFS imaging system. With access, you will be able to view any documents OPAFS has scanned related to any executed award within your department(s). Learn more about the tool.