submission tips

  1. Syracuse University is already registered with and so you do not need to register.
  2. Have a compatible version of Adobe Reader installed on the computer(s) you will use to create the application
    • Adobe frequently issues new versions, some of which can have ‘compatabiltiy issues
    • Ideally all computers used will have the same version of Reader installed
    • Contact your department’s or unit’s IT support staff for assistance.
  3. Obtain the correct and final application package from or from the sponsor’s site
    • You can sign up at to receive notifications for updates to the solicitation
  4. Know that OSP is the authorized organizational official that can ‘submit’ your application
  5. Provide the complete application, with documents attached in the correct location and format to OSP three business days before the deadline
    • Sponsors’ timestamp deadlines vary; for those after 5:00 p.m. OSP will submit during standard University business hours