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Office of Contract & Grant Administration

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Note to Our Customers:

Throughout COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA) is fully open and operational to provide service to our department partners, faculty, academics, physicians, and scholars. We are complying with campus directives for remote work and transitioning to flexible work schedules (in person and remote) as supported by Return to Campus plans. 

Regarding proposal submittals, UCSD leadership expects that proposal materials are routed as early as possible to your Contract and Grant Officer as outlined in the proposal submission timeliness guidelines

For questions and information about research projects, please email or call 858-534-3330.

What we do

We are responsible for the stewardship of sponsored research and research collaborations from government, for-profit industry, non-profit, foreign, and University of California sponsors. Learn more about the detailed responsibilities assigned to OCGA, the OCGA 3 year Strategic Plan, Staff Directory and Organization chart.  

Sponsored Research

Involves funded agreements (contracts, grants, etc.) for UC San Diego to conduct a research project on behalf of a Sponsor.

Ancillary Research Agreements

These types of agreements are ancillary to a prior, ongoing, or future research project. They are a fundamental part of the research administration lifecycle at UC San Diego.

Sponsored Research Reports and Data

International Research

International research can take many different forms and may involve one or more offices.

Contact us

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

OCGA Organization Chart (PDF)


Office of Contract and Grant Administration
University of California, San Diego
10300 North Torrey Pines Road
Level 3 West
La Jolla, California 92037

Mailing address

Office of Contract and Grant Administration
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0934
La Jolla, California 92093-0934

ORA Hot Topics

The Office of Research Affairs (ORA) provides timely notices to the research community on important information, policies updates and regulatory initiatives and changes.

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