Research Policies

In developing proposals and administering funded awards, it is important that faculty be fully aware of the policies listed below. These policies protect faculty interests and those of the university. Questions related to a specific policy may be addressed to Senior Director, Office of Sponsored Programs, Rajnesh Prasad ( or the Sponsored Programs manager assigned to your college.


SJSU Research Foundation Policies

Cost Share Policy

Facilities and Administrative Cost Policy

Financial Conflict of Interest Policy

Standards of Conduct_Conflict of Interest Policy


CSU Guidelines

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Technology/Drones

Campus Guidelines for Applying for a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the FAA


SJSU Academic Senate Policies

SJSU's Academic Senate Policies on Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities