Tools and Resources

Helping you find what you need.

We offer a selection of practical tools and resources to help you with your day-to-day work as a Research Foundation employee or affiliated researcher. Here you will find resources related time tracking, training, forms, research alerts, IT support, and more.


Find forms related to payroll, travel, hiring, and more.

View/Download Forms

Accounting & Payments

Requisitions, reimbursements, invoices, and disbursements.

How to submit

P.I. Online

View account status, statements, and more.

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Webinars & Workshops

Find research-related articles and informational sessions.

Access Materials

IT Support Services 

Get help with online enterprise systems and IT services.

Contact Support

Risk Management

Find general risk and insurance information

Access Details


Get pre-trip approval and post-trip reimbursements.

Plan a Trip

Independent Contractors

Laws and forms relating to hiring Independent Contractors. 

Independent Contractor Information


Research policies and compliance guidelines.

Read Our Policies

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Get Funding Notifications

Pivot-RP is the main SJSU funding search tool with which to find RSCA funding and get automated funding alerts tailored to your RSCA needs.

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