New Faculty Start-up Funding

COVID-19 Extension Request

If you currently have New Faculty Research Start-up Funding from the USU Office of Research (OR) and your research activities have been significantly impacted by COVID‐19, you may request an extension of the end date of the OR funding. To do so, complete the information as indicated on the form available at the link below and submit to the Office of Research Financial Officer (

Requests must be submitted prior to the scheduled start‐up end date or by June 30, 2021.

Download Extension Form

New Request

New faculty start-up requests for Office of Research funding should originate with and be filled out by the department head and then be sent to the Office of Research Finance Officer ( for review and routing for signatures through DocuSign.

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Submit form by attaching completed document in email to

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