VA MOU Guidelines

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) requires that investigators with joint UMMS and Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) appointments maintain a formal Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that outlines the duties and effort to be committed at both the University and the VA.

UMMS has developed guidelines to assist investigators with this process. Te guidelines and the MOU template are available below:

Please contact the Office of Sponsored Programs with any questions about the VA MOU process.