Research Finance and Business Administration

About Us

Research Finance and Business Administration (RFBA) provides financial services and business support to the Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation (OVPRI) and to the research administration teams in Research and Innovation Services (i.e., SPS, IIT, RDS, RCS, RTS, UROP). RFBA reports to the Associate Vice President for Research Operations.

Our Services

The shared services RIS Administration team serves the needs of teams including:

  • account reconciliation
  • human resources
  • data analysis
  • payroll
  • purchasing
  • other business support requests

RFBA also provides financial oversight for the OVPRI for the research centers and institutes, research core facilities, central start-up, and to research special programs (i.e., COVID-19 MAP and OHAZ).

Quick Links

Financial Forms

Central Start-up Request Form if you need to request start-up transfer for annual funding, a budget reallocation, or an extension. Please start with one of the Excel forms below as it will need to be attached to the Smartsheet central start-up request form. 

NIH Over the Salary Cap if you need to request OVPRI support.

Contact Us

Email address:
Street address: 677 E 12th Avenue, Suite 500, Eugene, OR 97401
RFBA staff directory