COVID-19 Research FAQs

Research FAQs Related to COVID-19

To assist the research community in planning for possible disruption resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak, the Office of the Associate Vice President for Research Development (AVPRD) has prepared a Research Checklist of actions for each researcher to consider. We have also prepared a list of FAQs below to assist researchers.

Should you need additional assistance, please contact Sponsored Programs at 906-487-2226, Research Development at 906-487-2906, or Research Integrity at 906-487-2902. For general campus updates, visit

Lab Group, Center, Institute, Shared Facility Directors

Expense Processing and Allowable Costs

Effective June 1, 2021, HSR specific guidance and additional requirements found within the “Human Subject Research Ramp Up Guidance” are officially discontinued. Current status of HSR and guidance can be found on the HSR Update Memo. Please direct questions specific to human subject research to the human research protections program director at

Updated May 27, 2021, 1 p.m.

Animal Subjects Research

Biological Research