Office of Research Services

The Office of Research Services (ORS) is located on the second floor of Melnick Hall. They can be reached at 330-941-2377 or at

ORS seeks to provide the highest quality support services for faculty and staff in the development and administration of grants and contracts to support research, service, and other scholarly activities. Support services provided by ORS include:

  • Finding Funding Opportunities
  • Budget Development
  • Pre-Award Proposal Development
  • Proposal Routing and Tracking
  • Contract and Subcontract Issuance
  • Post-Award Program Support
  • Online Submissions
  • Authorization and Signatures
  • Award Acceptance
  • Federal Regulatory Compliance
  • Institutional Grant Archival
  • FOIA Requests
  • Liaison with Funding Agencies
  • Grant Trainings and Workshops
  • Intellectual Property