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Scheduled Outage

Aug 17, 2022, 09:44 AM by Pamela Petty will be offline for scheduled maintenance from Friday, 9/23 (12:01 AM ET) through Thursday, 9/29 (11:59 PM ET). The following functions will be unavailable during the offline window:

  • Download of posted opportunities or updates
  • Submission of new grant proposals
  • Obtaining status updates on previously submitted proposals


Other key points to know about the offline status are as follows:

  • NIH released NOT-OD-22-190 stating that NIH and AHRQ due dates between 9/22/22 and 9/30/22 will move to 10/3/22.
  • Use the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts to search for and access opportunities, while Search is unavailable.
  • Continue preparing your application. ASSIST and some system-to-system solutions allow application initiation and preparation even when is offline.
  • PIs planning early NIH R01 submissions for the October 5 deadline should have their proposals ready no later than 5 PM on Tuesday, September 20 to meet the 2 Day OSP deadline for submission.
  • OSP staff will continue to support you and your department grant administrator during the maintenance period.


Please contact your OSP Pre-Award Analyst with any questions regarding federal grant proposal submissions in mid- to late September.