Are the UCLA Research Administration offices that support research operations open?

All UCLA Research Administration staff are working remotely, and all offices are open Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Offices within UCLA Research Administration may be contacted through their individual websites:

Or email Marcia Smith (marcia.smith@research.ucla.edu) or Carina Cobos (carina.cobos@research.ucla.edu) at the Office of the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration.

Certain research administration operations have been modified due to COVID-19:

  • Monthly Research Administration Forum meetings are being held via Zoom.
  • Protocols, proposals and awards involving COVID-19 studies are being expedited.
  • Proposals are being submitted remotely.
  • Awards are being processed remotely.
  • Financial reports and invoices are being submitted remotely.
  • Faculty compliance committees are meeting via Zoom.

Other operations have been suspended at this time:

  • Animal Research Committee inspections and post-approval monitoring.
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee meetings.

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