Internal Approval or Routing Forms

Coordinator for this page

Virginia D. Shaffer, Academic Grants Officer, Wheaton College (IL)

Best Practices

Fifteen of the submitted forms listed at the bottom of this page are Internal Approval/Routing Forms. Below are usage counts for the thirty components included in these forms.*

14 Cost Share
06 Subaward/Collab.
03 Salary
13 Animals
06 rDNA
02 Future Repairs
13 Human Subjects
05 Abstract
02 IP/Patents
12 COI
05 Disbarred
02 Library
12 Release Time
05 IT
02 Student Housing
12 Space
05 New Staff
01 Curricular Impact
12 Total Costs
04 Fed Debt
01 Fits Inst. Mission
10 Indirect Costs
04 Lobbying
01 Overseas Collab.
09 Equipment
04 RCR
01 Overseas Travel
07 Hazardous Waste
03 Drugfree
01 Pub restraints
*Please note that some elements (e.g., project personnel information, project title, funding agency, etc.) are not included in this list.

Models & Examples
The Internal Approval/Routing Forms that addressed the most issues were:
Elements Included
Number of Pages
Middlebury University
St. Olaf College
Keene State College
Amherst College
Vassar College

All forms collected

(October 2011 survey)

Albright College Reading, PA
Amherst College Amherst, MA 01002
Bryn Mawr College PA
Centenary College of Louisiana LA, Shreveport
Connecticut College NY, Hamilton
Hamilton College NY, Clinton
Hope College MI, Holland
Ithaca College NY, ithaca
Kalamazoo College MI, Kalamazoo
Keene State College NH
Lawrence University WI, Appleton
Lewis & Clark College OR, Portland
Linfield College OR, McMinnville
Middlebury University VT, Middlebury
Norwich University VT, Northfield
Smith College MA, Northampton
St. Olaf College Northfield, MN
Trinity Unversity TX, San Antonio
Union College NY, Schenectady
University of Hartford CT, West Hartford
Ursinus College PA
Vassar College NY, Poughkeepsie
Wheaton College IL, Wheaton