Policy | Certification: Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters

The federal government, through the issuance of Executive Order 12549 (dated February 10, 1986), requires principal investigators/project directors on projects using federal funds to certify to the best of their knowledge that they or any other principal person working on the contract/grant have not been disbarred or suspended from participation in a transaction with any federal agency.

Policy

The Office of Research requires all principal investigators/project directors working on contracts/grants to certify to the best of their knowledge that they or any other principal person working on the project have not been disbarred or suspended from participation in a transaction with any federal agency.

Implementation

Refer to the Proposal Endorsement Form for the required certification.