PLEASE NOTE: As of Oct. 3, the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects, including Research and Grant Development, Grants and Contracts, Research Compliance, Sponsored Programs, and Academic and Community Relations will be located in the ASC Building, 2nd Floor, 1121 North State College Blvd. (formerly Western State University College of Law).

Welcome to Research and Sponsored Projects

At Cal State Fullerton, we aspire to combine the best qualities of teaching and research universities where actively engaged students, faculty, and staff work in close collaboration to expand knowledge. We strive to create a culture that emphasizes the importance of intellectual research and scholarly pursuits, and we are proud of the world-class accomplishments of our faculty and students.

Mission Statement

The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP) works with other units throughout the campus to seek external support for faculty research, creative activity, and institutional projects that support the educational and service mission of the university. Collaboration is sought across disciplines, departments, and community partners in preparing proposals to federal, state, and private agencies. More …


Students Excel at CSU Student Research Competition

Students Joris Hoogsteder, Robert Ontiveros, Shawn Ricardo and Hussein Al-Barazanchi took top honors at the 30th annual California State University Student Research Competition at California State University, Bakersfield. The competition promotes excellence in undergraduate and graduate scholarly research and creative activity by recognizing outstanding student accomplishments throughout the 23 campuses of the CSU system. More...

42 Faculty Members Awarded Junior/Senior Research Grants

Junior/Senior Faculty Research Grants support and enhance faculty research, creative and scholarly activities. Ideally, funded activities should lead to competitive, externally funded projects. More …




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