Education and Support

One-on-one Support

If you need assistance, have any training suggestions, requests for specific topics, or would like to make arrangements for one on one support, contact RA Support at

RA Support also hosts drop-in hours every Monday (except MIT holidays) at 1:00pm (Join on Zoom).

Classes and Webinars

Throughout the year, RA Support hosts Research Administrative Practices (RAP) sessions featuring departmental administrators, RAS, VPF and VPR as subject matter experts. RA Support also provides access to workshops hosted by the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA).

  • Upcoming Events: Upcoming RAP sessions, NCURA workshops, and other instructor-led classes
  • Self-Study Webinars: Past RAP sessions and NCURA workshops, as well as other self-paced learning
  • Kuali Coeus Curriculum: Instructor-led and self-paced learning on Kuali Coeus, for both new and experienced research administrators

Systems and Other Guidance

Tools and Systems describes research administration tools and links to guidance on those systems.  

RA Support provides additional materials for new research administrators and PIs: