Coeus is the University's research administration application developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Office of Sponsored Programs and implemented by the University in April 2006. The system centralizes stored information about proposals, protocols, awards, and subawards and is the system of record for all research activities for the University. In addition, it contains primary features for Proposal Electronic Submission, IACUC Protocol Electronic Submission, and IRB View Protocol.


Coeus has two interfaces:

  • Coeus Premium - Full featured application which allows users to prepare and view proposal funding applications and then route the completed applications for internal approval. In addition, it has full functionality to complete special requirements of a proposal and submit the proposal to
  • Coeus Lite - Web-based version of Coeus which allows users to electronically prepare and route proposals and IACUC protocols for submission, as well as view IRB Protocols.

Differences Between Coeus Premium & Lite

Updated May 7, 2013

Coeus Access:

In order to access Coeus you must complete the Coeus Request for Access form -  Computing Accounts & Passwords web page.


Coeus Trainings:

Learn how to use the University's research administration application, Coeus. Classes range from constructing proposals & creating budgets to submitting proposals or viewing award records. To view class descriptions and training materials see Coeus Classes.


To register, visit the LearningPoint website and search under Sponsored Research Related Training.


If you have any questions about Coeus, please contact

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