Sponsored Projects Award Administration (SPAA)


SPAA provides services to the University of Texas research community including sponsored project award account (26- account) setup, sponsor billing and collection, financial reporting to sponsors and outside agencies, certain requisition review and approvals, award final closeout, audit response and support, and training.


SPAA’s Team of Grants and Contracts Specialists and Research Administrators is lead by Interim Director, Jason Richter. The SPAA Organization Chart

SPAA’s Grants and Contracts Specialists listed with the accounts that they serve as support for is here. Account Contact Directory


SPAA’s goal is to help make research happen through campus support with financial management of sponsored awards.

Normal Office Hours

Based on regular campus need, SPAA’s normal hours of office availability are weekdays 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.