Office Contacts

Vice President for Research

Office Directory
(814) 865-6332
ovpr@psu.edu

304 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802

Animal Resource Program

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
ORP-IACUC@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The Institutional Animal Care Committee (IACUC) and support staff oversee and evaluate all aspects of the University's animal care and use program.

Conflict of Interest

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
COIstaff@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The Conflict of Interest Program in the Office for Research Protections manages all Significant Financial or Business Interest Disclosures for Penn State faculty, staff, and students.

Education & Training

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
orp@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The ORP Education Program manages the SARI program and offers training and workshops on Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) topics.

IACUC Office

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
ORP-IACUC@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The Institutional Animal Care Committee (IACUC) and support staff oversee and evaluate all aspects of the University's animal care and use program.

IBC Office

(814) 865-1775
ORP-Biosafety@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

Anyone utilizing regulated biohazardous materials in teaching or research must submit proposed use to the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) for review and approval prior to utilizing the materials.

IRB Office

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
IRB-orp@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The IRB committees and staff are responsible for reviewing and approving, requiring modifications, or withholding approval of research involving human subjects.

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Human Resources

Office Directory
(814) 865-8172
University Support Building I, Suite 101
University Park, PA 16802

The Human Resources Office for the Vice President for Research and The Graduate School is responsible for integrating administrative divisions into the framework of the institution, providing expert advice and counsel to colleges, departments, faculty, and staff, and strengthening positive efforts to attract and retain quality faculty, staff, and students.

Office for Research Protections

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
orp@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The Office for Research Protections (ORP) ensures that research at the university is conducted in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations and guidelines that protect human participants, animals, students, and personnel involved with research.
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Office of Industrial Partnerships

Office Directory
(814) 867-6328
oipinfo@psu.edu

Contact Your Concierge

The Office of Industrial Partnerships (OIP) fosters strategic relationships with industry partners and supports Penn State's entrepreneurial ecosystem, accelerating the pace at which technologies move from discovery to implementation and delivering new-found value & differentiation to industry and economic impact to Pennsylvania and beyond.

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Pallavi Eswara, M.S., M.Sc., Director
(814) 865-2626
pxe10@psu.edu
304 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802

Office of Research Business and Information Systems

Office Directory

117 Technology Center
University Park, PA 16802

ORBIT provides IT and systems support to the Vice President for Research.

Office of Research Information Systems

Office Directory
(814) 865-0283
ORISHelp@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 105
University Park, PA 16802

Office of Sponsored Programs

Office Directory
Find your Contract Negotiator here

Pre-Award Issues

(814) 865-1372
osp@psu.edu

The Office of Sponsored Programs provides central coordination and oversight of all research awards that come into Penn State.

Post-Award Issues

(814) 865-7525
Res-Acct@psu.edu

The office of Research Accounting is responsible for invoicing sponsored projects in a timely, efficient, and accurate manner. Read more about us.

Office of Technology Management

Office Directory
(814) 865-6277
otminfo@psu.edu

OTM is responsible for managing, protecting, and licensing the intellectual property of faculty, graduate students, and staff at all Penn State locations.

ORP-ORIS Diversity Committee

(814) 865-1775
Diversity@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The ORP-ORIS Diversity Committee endeavors to create a welcoming and inclusive office climate and organizes diversity programming to educate staff.

Quality Management Program

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
ORP-QM@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The Office for Research Protections Quality Management Program conducts post-IRB approval reviews and supports investigators conducting FDA-regulated studies, conducting other clinical trials, and registering and reporting on ClinicalTrials.gov.

Research Misconduct

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
researchconcerns@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The Office for Research Protections Research Misconduct Program investigates allegations of fabrication, falsification, falsification, and plagiarism.

Scientific Diving Program

Office Directory
(814) 865-2213
Sci-Diving-ORP@psu.edu

The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

The Penn State Scientific Diving Program supervises all compressed gas diving for scientific and educational purposes at the University.

SIRO Office

To request SIRO services, please use Service Request Form. For other inquiries, please call 814-863-0293 or reference our directory for a specific staff member. 

UAS Contact

(814) 865-1775
UAS-ORP@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

All personnel wishing to operate UAS (i.e., drones) on Penn State property or as part of a Penn State activity must submit the request form to the UAS Operations Management Team.

UIC Office Contact

Office Directory
(814) 865-1775
ORP-Isotope@psu.edu
(814) 863-8699
The 330 Building, Suite 205
University Park, PA 16802

Anyone utilizing radioactive materials must submit an authorization request to the University Isotopes Committee (UIC) for review and approval prior to beginning their research.