The University of Miami is dedicated to the reinforcement of ethical and responsible conduct of research. It is the University's goal to reflect this commitment through its common purpose of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service using the values and behaviors related to Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork.  In order to reinforce the University's goal, it is important to obtain a strong foundation on information related to compliance. Below are compliance pages divided by effort reporting, financial and all other compliance services.

No University of Miami officer or member of the board of directors as defined under 216.1366 of the State of Florida Statutes has state funds allocated to be used during the term of the contract for remuneration for any state of Florida contract which requires this reporting under 216.1366.

Effort reporting is a process mandated by the federal government to verify that direct labor charges to, or cost shared on, sponsored projects are accurate, timely, and reflect the actual level of work performed. Please visit this page to learn more about it as well as the policy, training and system that is used at the University of Miami.

Regulatory & Compliance Services is part of Research Administration and provides implementation, maintenance and assessment of all essential research compliance activities.

foreign engagement guidelines

Foreign Engagement Guidelines

The Guidelines for Foreign Entity Relationships will help to clarify UM's position on various activities relating to foreign entities. 

It is important to take the necessary steps to ensure expenditure compliance in regards to policies and procedures set forth by the University.

The University of Miami encourages international collaboration, and recognizes it is important for investigators to be transparent about their foreign relationships and activities. 

In order to facilitate the sharing of information, all agency communications and guidance related to the administration of sponsored projects has been collected here.