Academy of Certified Research Administrators


USF College Research Administrators Network (CRAN)


The network represents key stakeholders from all areas involved in research, bringing together participants with vested interests in improving the research administration enterprise to assure that USF is positioned optimally to address regulatory and business changes and will lead to increased institutional effectiveness in managing extramural funding. The network is comprised of nearly 600 USF employees, representing highly competent, well-informed research administrators who support research across disciplinary, departmental, college, and campus boundaries.

USF Research Administrators listserv

To subscribe to the USF Research Administrators listserv and receive announcements, updates and information pertaining to the USF research administration community, please send a request to


Semiannual meetings provide members of the USF research administration enterprise with a forum to learn and hear about important and timely topics pertaining to the research enterprise.

2018 CRAN Meeting Schedule

2017 CRAN Meeting Schedule

2016 CRAN Meeting Schedule

2015 CRAN Meeting Schedule

Oak View Room
Interdisciplinary Research Building (IDR)
3720 Spectrum Boulevard
USF Research Park
Tampa, Florida 33612

Map/Visitor Parking - Green Zone
Note: visitor parking permit is required and must be displayed on vehicle dashboard.

IDR Parking Map

Visitor Parking Map (PDF)