How to Apply for an SDO Designation

  1. The Researcher prepares a request letter for designation as SDO for a specific research project for the approved duration specified in the protocol or Memorandum of Agreement/Clinical Trial Agreement. The supporting documents to be attached to the letter are the following:
    • Approved Line-Item Budget
    • Memorandum of Agreement or Clinical Trial Agreement between the University and the Sponsor
    • Cash Flow for Two Months
  2. The request letter is endorsed by the Dean/Director, the Vice Chancellor for Research and/or the Vice Chancellor for Administration, and approved by the Chancellor.
  3. Once the request has been approved, it will be forwarded to the Human Resource Development Office for drafting of the Administrative Order (AO).
  4. The AO will be signed by the Chancellor and forwarded back to the unit.

Next step: Payment of Bond Premium

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