University Policies and Procedure Manual

Guidelines for Effective Cost Sharing

Intellectual Property and Shared Royalties Policy and Procedures (The University Copyright and Patents Committee in December 2014 recommended that we adopt the ULS Intellectual Property and Shared Royalties PPM with the noted modifications)


Pay for Students Employed on Grants and Sponsored Projects


Human Subject Institutional Review Board (HSIRB)
The HSIRB assesses the risks and potential benefits of the research investigation, ascertains the appropriateness of the methods used to gain participant consent and protects the rights and welfare of human participants. For additional information, contact Dr. J Robert Field, Committee Chair at (448-4181) or j.field@nicholls.edu.

2019-20 HSIRB Committee Members

Chef John Folse Culinary Institute – Dr. William (Bill) Thibodeaux
College of Sciences and Technology – Dr. Sherry Foret
College of Business Administration – Dr. J Robert Field
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences – Dr. Derek Shanman
College of Liberal Arts – Dr. Kathy Connor
College of Nursing – Ms. Callie Baskett
Department of Nursing – Dr. Melissa Clay
Department of Psychology – Dr. Rodney (Denis) Soignier
Library – Ms. Elizabeth Layton
At-Large – Ms. Melanie Collins
Community Member – Dr. Tanya Schrieber

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
The IACUC assesses the risks and potential benefits of the research investigation, ascertains the appropriateness of the methods used and protects animal rights. For additional information, contact Dr. S. Michele Robichaux associate professor of biology at (448-4761) or Michele.Robichaux@nicholls.edu.



Code of Federal Regulations


Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR)

Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Terms

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Grant and Cooper Agreement Handbook

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grants Policy and Guidance

Public Health Service (PHS) Grants Policy Statement

National Science Foundation Award Administration

National Science Foundation Grant Policy Manual

National Science Foundation General Grant Conditions

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service, General Terms and Conditions


As of December 26, 2014 the OMB Circulars A-21, A-110, A-133 have been combined into the new guidance below.

Federal Register – Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards


Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration

CDC Biosafety Manual for Laboratories

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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