Below you will find links to the primary research policy guidance resources that RPAC maintains on behalf of the UC research enterprise.

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.

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).

Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Clause Guidance Link

REMS - Login Required

REMS Sponsor Guidance 423 provides RPAC guidance on FAR, DFARS and DEAR clauses that are frequently proposed in research contracts to universities.

Request REMS Access Link

California Model Agreement Guide

A guide to the California Model Agreement (CMA)'s model contract terms for use by State of California agencies that fund research, training or service activities performed by University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) campuses.