How long in advance of the Sponsor's deadline should the proposal reach RAS?

Proposals must reach RAS five working days before the Sponsor's deadline. Given the growing complexity of the proposal submission process, it is critical that principal investigators adhere to these internal deadlines in order that staff members in the Departments, Labs and Centers and RAS have time to work through the many issues that arise before submitting a proposal by the sponsor's deadline. 

This Five-Day Calculator tool has been developed to help determine when a proposal is due to RAS.