Compliance Resources


The primary objective of the SFSU Compliance Program is to provide information, training, and internal controls that are needed to meet the laws, rules, and policies governing sponsored research at SF State. The Compliance Committee, chaired by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, oversees the Compliance Program. The Compliance Team manages the daily operation of the sponsored research Compliance Program. The Compliance Team's chief responsibility is to monitor internal controls to ensure compliance with all the applicable federal laws and regulations that regulate sponsored research funding.

Please contact Jenny Chau, Compliance Officer (415-338-1862, if you have any questions about the SFSU Compliance Program. The following areas represent the subcategories of SF State's Compliance Program:


Procedure for Handling Allegations of Research Misconduct

Responsible Conduct in Research

Conflict of Interest

Time and Effort / Payroll Certification by Project Reporting

Cost Sharing

Subrecipient monitoring

Other Resources