Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

How to Initiate a New Project with the SEI

The user's guide details the requirements for government sponsoring organizations that are interested in working with the Software Engineering Institute on R&D projects.
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The User's Guide document uses the following key to denote certain types of information:

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Overview Flowchart

The following flowchart will help you decide what documents you need to submit and to whom. Additional information regarding specific documents can be found on this site.

CMU SEI Users Guide Flowchart

Points of Contact

Unclassified Communication


Program Manager Common Inbox

Financial Management Common Inbox

AFLCMC/AZS Financial Management Fax

CMU-SEI Contract Services

Common Inbox


Classified Communication

Contact the SEI for specific instructions.