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Office of Research and Sponsored Programs


ORSP Year End Report 2020

ORSP Business Hours


The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs is Open. Our staff is currently telecommuting and our primary method of communication is via email. Please feel free to contact us and we will be sure to respond to your email as soon as possible.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Accounts Payable and P Card Processing


For guidance on electronic Accounts Payable and PCard processing, please read the following documents:


PCard Processing

Remote Approvals with AP

ORSP Mission


Under the leadership of the Associate Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs, the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP) at California State University, Long Beach serves the University community by creating a campus environment that is conducive to promoting research and other scholarly activities that contribute to the mission of the University.

With a primary emphasis on faculty-student research engagement, the office provides leadership, information, direction, resources, training and technical assistance to faculty and students engaged in externally funded research, instruction, community service and other scholarly activities.

In accomplishing this mission, ORSP ensures ethical practices for both human subjects and animal care and use in the conduct of research, fiscal accountability, compliance and stewardship for sponsored programs as directed by the core values of the University and by all applicable Federal, State, and University policies, procedures and regulations.