The Office of Research utilizes an electronic research administration (eRA) system, the web-based Cayuse Research Suite. This system is used by OSP, EMF, the research accounting offices, ORCA, and researchers enabling everyone to access the same information at any time.


Log in to Cayuse

Go to and enter your CruzID and Gold password, then select the module you need.

Alternatively, if you only need to use one module, you may use these links to log in to a module directly.


Request a Cayuse Account

Use the Cayuse Account Request form to request an account.



  • Proposal Management

    • SP - Proposal and Award Administration
    • 424 - Federal Grant Proposal Submission, used only by OSP staff
  • Research Compliance

    • Human Ethics - Human Subjects Research Studies
    • Animal Oversight (IACUC) - future implementation
    • Outside Interests (COI) - future implementation


Supported Browsers


Recent versions of Google Chrome and Apple Safari.


Recent versions of Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome.

Provisional support for Microsoft Edge.

Note: Cayuse discontinued support for Internet Explorer 10 and older on June 30, 2016.