Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Grants.gov Using Cayuse

CAYUSE 424

To address issues with grant submissions involving firewall communication problems between MUSC and grants.gov, the Cayuse Corporation will begin hosting the application for MUSC as of April 24, 2010.  Users should not notice any changes in the application, and any changes in performance should be positive.  

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What is Cayuse?

Submitting to Grants.gov Using Cayuse

Cayuse is a new, platform independant software solution for submission of applications via Grants.gov. Cayuse is a web application that can be accessed directly from a PC or Mac desktop. The system is easy to use, highly intuitive and has robust functionality to support the creation and submission of error-free grant applications to NIH, DOD, NSF, CDC and AHRQ.

Bookmark the Cayuse Production Site in your web browser. This is the link you will use to work in Grants.gov Cayuse.

Getting Started

Browser Configuration

  • Grants.gov Cayuse must be accessed using the following web browsers:
    • Mozilla Firefox (PC and Macs)
    • Internet Explorer (PC)

If you do not have one of these web browsers installed on your desktop, please contact your ITC as soon as possible to get it installed.

  • The main configuration items for your browser;
    • JavaScript - On
    • Cookies - enabled
    • Popups - allowed

Request a Cayuse Account

To obtain a Cayuse account, please send an email with your name and email address to orsp@musc.edu . In the subject line of the email mark "Request for Cayuse Account"

Initial Setup

After your initial login to the system, several things should be accomplished

  • Bookmark the web site for future use.
  • Change your password from the default to one that you can remember. This will also keep others from logging in with your credentials.
  • Edit your profile.
    • Complete personal information to match NIH commons profile.
    • Assign permissions as appropriate.

Cayuse Training

The User Manual is available on the Cayuse web site. Training sessions will be held periodically, so check the ORSP training site for dates and times. Additional training links will be available soon.

Support

For questions and issues, contact the following individuals:

For questions about the content of your specific proposal contact your grants consultant in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs:

 DirectorDarren McCants 792-3832 
 Administrators:Rebecca Antley 792-3991 
  Ted Blevins 792-9686 
  Amy Boehm 792-7248 
  Val Chestnut 792-8266 
  Susan Greene 792-2040 

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