Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration
Oregon State University
Updated 09/26/2023

The NIH and NOAA eRA Commons (eCommons) is an online interface where institutional signing officials, principal investigators, research trainees and post-docs can access and share administrative information relating to specific research grants.  It is also used for new research project proposal submissions.

Use this form to register in the eCommons system.  Once your registration has been completed, you will receive a notification email from the Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) containing important account and reference information.  You may want to save this message for future reference. 

If you have questions or encounter difficulties with this form, please contact OSRAA via

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Your ONID account user name which will also serve as your eRA Commons username.
Your OSU issued email address.
Your student status, position or appointment with the university.
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The eRA Commons role in which you request registration. For more information on eRA Commons' role responsibilities and permissions, please visit
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