DRDA Review States

The PAF moves from the Unit Review state to the DRDA Review state when all departments have reviewed the PAF.

DRDA staff will view the PAF in their Inbox tab when it is their turn to review the PAF.

DRDA Review is broken up into the following states:


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Click each of the DRDA state names below to learn more.

Expand/CollapseAdministrative Review

The Proposal is in the Inbox tab of Home Workspace for DRDA - Staff member.

Administrative Staff review the proposal. Once the DRDA Staff complete the DRDA Administrative Check activity a state transition occurs and the proposal moves from the Adminstrative Review state to the Project Representative Review state.

Expand/Collapse Project Representative Review

The Proposal is in the Inbox tab of Home Workspace for DRDA - Project Representative.

Project Representative reviews the proposal. Once the DRDA Project Representative completes the PR Approve activity a state transition occurs and the proposal moves from the Project Representative Review state to the Signing Officer Review state.

Expand/Collapse Signing Officer Review

The Proposal is in the Inbox tab of Home Workspace for DRDA - Signing Officer staff member.

Signing Officer staff review the proposal. Once the DRDA - Signing Officer staff member completes the Sigining Officer Approve activity a state transition occurs and the proposal moves from the Sigining Officer Review state to the Prepare for Submission to Sponsor state.

The Proposal moves to the In Progress tab of Home Workspace for DRDA - Signing Officer staff member.

Expand/Collapse DRDA Approved

After the Signing Officer approves the PAF it moves to the state DRDA Approved.

Before a proposal can be submitted, it must be Finalized the by UM PI or the Primary Research Administrator.

  • If your proposal is not Finalized after all DRDA reviews are complete, your PAF will be in the state: DRDA Approved: Awaiting Final Proposal
  • PI & Primary Research Administrator will receive an email that they must finalize the proposal before it can be submitted by DRDA or the submission logged by the Project Team.

The next activities and state transitions will depend on who needs to submit and if the submission is electronic or paper based.

  • DRDA Submits
    DRDA submits & logs the submission to the sponsor. A state transition occurs and the proposal moves from the DRDA Approved state to the Submitted to Sponsor state.

  • Project Team Submits
    DRDA approves & sends the to the Project Team for Submission.

    The Project Team submits & logs the submission to the sponsor. A state transition occurs and the proposal moves from the DRDA Approved state to the Submitted to Sponsor state.
    Learn more about the Project Team Logging Submission to Sponsor...