RPAC supports our campus partners with strategies and guidance to align UC policies and external requirements for the over $7 billion of research projects conducted at the University of California. The UC PresidentBoard of Regents, and Academic Senate issue policies that affect the the conduct of research at the University of California. The Contract and Grant Manual and Research and Technology Transfer Guidance Memos are RPAC's key research policy guidance tools.

Presidential policies Link

Search all Presidential policies maintained by the University Policy Office

University Policy Office Link

Board of Regents Bylaws, Standing Orders, and Regents Policies Link

Search Board of Regents policies, standing orders, and bylaws.

Board of Regents Link

Academic Personnel Manual (APM) Link

Search the Academic Personnel Manual (APM).

Academic Personnel Link

Academic Senate Link

The Academic Senate and the University Committee on Research Policy (UCORP) advise the President on research.

University Committee on Research Policy (UCORP) Link

Guidance Memos

Explore memos issued by RPAC and memos previously issued by the OTT Policy, Analysis and Campus Services Group (PACS) and the Research Administration Office (RAO).

The Contract and Grant Manual

The Contract and Grant Manual provides guidance on policies for the solicitation, acceptance or execution, and administration of awards from extramural sponsors.

Accounting Manual Link

The Accounting Manual provides campus accounting officers with direction and guidance in connection with those accounting transactions, procedures, and reports that should be uniform throughout the University.

Campus Policy Links Link

Links to campus policies.

Search RPAC

Search RPAC's web content for guidance on UC research policies.

Research Policy Library

This is a test page for a research-related Policy Library.