Fastlane

FASTLANE is the National Science Foundation (NSF) website where proposals are submitted and grants management takes place. 

Please see the Electronic Submissions page for more information on PI Approval to submit electronic applications.

FASTLANE permissions

Account management in FASTLANE is coordinated by URA. Only URA managers and certain approved administrators have the ability to add, modify or delete FASTLANE users and generate organizational reports. 

For new staff and PI account set-up, email era-help@lists.uchicago.edu with the info below for the individual being added. We will contact that new user directly with their NSF ID and log in information. 

Staff

  • Name:
  • Email:

PI's

  • Name:
  • Email:
  • Department:
  • Degree Type:
  • Degree Year: 

URA account administrators do not have the ability to reset or change FASTLANE passwords, or recover locked accounts. If you or a colleague are experiencing login issues, please go to NSF’s “Forgot Password” page at: https://identity.research.gov/sso/ui/NSFPWResetUserValidation?org=/research, contact FASTLANE user support at 1-800-673-6188, or email the Research.gov help desk at rgov@nsf.gov

For general questions related to FASTLANE accounts please contact era-help@lists.uchicago.edu

FASTLANE Account Delegations 

When supporting a faculty member in NSF Fastlane, ask that they send the 1) Proposal ID 2) Proposal Pin so you may log in as an Other Authorized User (OAU) to access their proposal.

For more information about these account actions, please reference the NSF Fastlane documents and help link below.

Accessing, Proposals, Awards, and Status

Other Authorized Accounts

NSF Fastlane Help: 

https://www.research.gov/common/attachment/Desktop/FastLane_Help.pdf