Justifications on Research Requisitions
Please see our page All about justifications for a full explanation of justification requirements and examples.
If you’re submitting a requisition that’s purchasing on a research account, you’ll need a more detailed justification in order to prove compliance with the research sponsor.
Please note the below unallowable GL’s, which you may not use when purchasing on a research account:
For more information on justifying allowable purchases of equipment and supplies made on research accounts, please refer to VPF's Sponsored Programs Reference Manual in the below sections titled "Purchasing Equipment on Sponsored Research Projects” and “Technical Materials.”
Effort on a Research Account
If you’re purchasing on a research cost object, the requester will need to have effort on the cost object being purchased on. This means that the requester has permission to purchase on the sponsored cost object.