Debarment and Suspension
Individuals or organizations that have not fulfilled their contractual obligations for federal funding get debarred, making them ineligible for government grants and contracts.
Grantees may not enter into transactions with any individual or vendor that is debarred or suspended, and any charges to federal funds for these individuals or entities are unallowable.
Before proposal submission, the PI must certify they are not debarred or suspended. Additionally, before entering into transactions under a sponsor agreement. the University must certify the individuals and organizations they contract with or pay as vendors are not debarred or suspended. Debarment and Suspension Policy.