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Sponsored Funds Administration will be transitioning many paper forms to electronic forms, E-forms, over the next several months.  E-forms provide investigators and project staff with efficient, streamlined processes to aid in the management of sponsored program activity.



The following E-forms are used for creating, routing, approving and processing a wide variety of Research Foundation transactions.   To access E-forms, click on the form link below and login with your username and password (same credentials you would use to log into Blackboard or BU brain). 

Grants Management
Purchasing/Accounts Payable


Paper Forms

Paper forms should be completed in Adobe Acrobat Reader or Pro in order for embedded calculations to function properly.   

Purchasing/Accounts Payable 

Accounts Payable Direct Deposit form

Certificate of Foreign Status (IRS Form W-8 Ben)

Exemption from Witholding for Non Resident Aliens (IRS Form 8233)

Human Subject/Participant Payment Form 

International Visitors, Checklist for Payments to

Moving Expense Reimbursement Request and Authorization Form

Payments to B-1 & B-2 visitors (SFA-7)

Tax Payer Identification Number request (IRS Form W-9)

Last Updated: 5/31/22