Georgetown University Policies

This section contains links to the internal Georgetown University policies applicable to the conduct of research.


The Faculty Handbook contains links to policies pertaining to copyrights, conflicts of interest, misconduct in research, and drug-free workplace.

The Sponsored Projects Financial Operations links to post-award policies pertaining to cost sharing (use of University funds toward the conduct of an externally funded research project), cost transfers, effort reporting, and participant costs.

The Use of Research Funds document provides guidance on the appropriate use of research funds.  

The Cost Share guidance document provides guidance on when cost share should or should not be included in a proposal.