Kuali Research

Kuali Research is Kent State’s electronic system for proposal submission, research compliance and grants management. It streamlines proposal submissionand award administrationand provides a central, online repository of proposal, award and other information.

User Access and Support

Kuali Research is available from any device with an internet connection. Log in with your FlashLine username and password at https://kent.kuali.co/res or access it in FlashLine at University Resources --> Research/Kuali.

For technical assistance with Kuali please contact our help team at kuali-research-help@kent.edu.

Proposal Development and Budgeting

All proposals submitted for externally-funded sponsored projects are developed in Kuali Research. Office of Sponsored Programs staff provides guidance for proposal set-up, budget development, and document uploads.

Kuali simplifies collaboration among investigators, the Office of Sponsored Programs, Foundation Relations, and departmental administrators through shared access to proposal data, budgets and submission materials.

Approval Routing and Submission

Departmental and college-level approvals are obtained through electronic routing to administrators of all units involved in an application. The final budget must be must be entered into Kuali and routed for internal approval no later than five working days prior to the due date.

Required proposal narrative documents are also uploaded into the Kuali record. All documents in near-final form must be submitted to Sponsored Programs no later than two working days prior to the sponsor due date. Final documents are due by 8AM on the agency due date

Once the Kuali record is complete and the budget has been approved, the proposal can be submitted to the sponsor. The Kuali proposal module allows for direct system-to-system (S2S) submission of select proposal applications to Grants.gov, resulting in faster submission processing of federal applications and fewer errors in transmission.

Training

Sponsored Programs willprovidetraining sessions as needed. Please send training requests to kuali-research-help@kent.edu.

User Guides

Reference

Proposal Types

Activity Types

Research Designation Types

Proposal

Principal Investigator Guide to Proposal Tasks in Kuali

How to Download a Proposal Budget

System-to-System (S2S)

NIH Proposal Checklists (Excel; Forms E version. Includes R01, R03, R15, R21)

S2S User Guide

Approvals

Proposal ApproverGuide