On Time Proposals
A submission-ready proposal should be received in SPA no later than two (2) business days before the sponsor’s published deadline. This gives department, college and SPA time to provide a review, fix issues and ensure a successful submission.
Proposals are considered late if they arrive in SPA with less than two business days before the sponsor’s published deadline. SPA’s responsibility with regard to late proposals is to make every attempt to meet the submission deadline. This may mean SPA cannot provide the customary review of the proposal and may not be able to resolve technical issues that may prohibit submission of the proposal to the sponsor.
Proposals submitted without review will be reviewed post-submission. If considered to be in non-compliance with University standards, SPA may take the following actions:
- Administratively withdraw the proposal.
- Submit a revision if allowed.
- Wait until the time of award to correct any issues.
If issues cannot be corrected or resolved, this may preclude UVM from accepting the award.