Policies and Procedures

UTIA is committed to the university's mission of excellence in teaching, research, and public service and to compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Employees should be familiar with the following policies and websites:

General UT Policies

University of Tennessee System-wide Policies

UTIA Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines

UTIA Policies and Procedures
UTIA Salary Incentive Plan
UTIA Financial COI Guide
E-Verify Policy

UT Fiscal Policies Relating to Grants and Contracts

FI0125 - Conflict of Interests
FI0205 Sponsored Projects
FI0206 Sponsored Projects Distinguishing Direct vs Indirect Costs
FI0207 Sponsored Projects Salary Policy
FI0208 Sponsored Projects Federal Salary Rate Limitation
FI0210 Sponsored Projects Cost Sharing
FI0215 Sponsored Projects Effort Certification
FI0220 Sponsored Projects Cost Transfers
FI0225 Sponsored Projects Code of Business Ethics
FI0230 Sponsored Projects Subaward Origination and Subrecipient Monitoring
FI0235 Sponsored Projects Program Income
FI0420 - Contracts
Other university fiscal policies can be found here.

Other University Policies and Guidance

  • Responsible Conduct in Research and Scholarly Activities (includes Research Misconduct)
  • UT Research Foundation site for Statement of Policy on Patents, Copyrights, Intellectual Property, and Revenue Sharing
  • Office of Equity and Diversity
  • University-wide Institutional Compliance Office
  • Compliance Hotline

    Uniform Guidance

    2 CFR PART 200 - Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards

  • Quick links

    UTIA Office of Sponsored Programs
    Fax: 865-974-7451
    aggrant@utk.edu or
    225 Morgan Hall
    2621 Morgan Circle Dr.
    Knoxville, TN 37996-4514