We attempt to be responsive to the varied training needs of our partners, and offer both in-person (Instructor-led) classes and online (ELearning) classes and tutorials.

Information on instructor-led training can be found through CORE and POD:





We are available to create and present custom presentations on any PAFC topic.   Just send and e-mail to




The below trainings have been developed by PAFC and are presented under CORE.  Anyone with a UW NetID can view these trainings for free. We recommend using the Google Chrome browser.


CORE eLearnings:


Cost Transfers 

Approximately 30 Minutes  


Timing of Expenditures and Benefit to Award

Approximately 15 Minutes


Post Award Food Purchases and Compliance  

Approximately 20 Minutes


Direct Billing of Facilities & Administration Costs

Approximately 30 Minutes


Internal Controls:  Separation of Duties and Documentation in Purchasing

Approximately 30 Minutes


 Equipment Disposition       Project Vs. Award Breakdown 
Approximately 20 Minutes     Approximately 5 Minutes  
Federal Regulation Hierarchy Pyramid      Award Calendar Activity


Research Community Information:

  • MRAM is a monthly meeting open to UW staff interested in research award administration. Meetings are jointly hosted by Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Accounting & Analysis. MRAM provides research administrators at the University of Washington with access to timely and relevant information regarding award regulation and management. Click here for more information on MRAM.


  • NCURA YouTube Tuesdays

    Every Tuesday the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) hosts a video on their YouTube channel pertaining to research administration processes. Click here to see NCURA's YouTube Tuesday library.