Electronic Research Administration at NIU (InfoEd)

NIU utilizes an electronic Research Administration (eRA) to enter, track, and monitor all facets of research at NIU. Units and processes on campus that are utilizing the eRA include:

  • Sponsored Programs Administration
  • Finding Funding Opportunities utilizing the SPIN funding database
  • Proposal development and management
  • Internal proposal approval routing
  • Proposal Reporting
  • Research Compliance, Integrity and Safety
  • Human Subjects Management
  • Laboratory Animal Management
  • Laboratory Safety and Hazardous material management
  • Innovation and technology management

The eRA at NIU is hosted by InfoEd Global, an expert in research administration and partner with NIU for over 10 years.

All support requests should be sent to erahelp@niu.edu

Login and Help

(All support documents require NIU credentials to access)

Login to the eRA


Support Document:
Using Dashboard Approvals


Support Document:
Creating a Laboratory Safety record


Support Document:
Creating an IACUC submission

Reviewing IACUC submissions


Need further assistance? Email erahelp@niu.edu