Variance of Indirect Cost Request for Waiver

  1. Project director prepares Request for Waiver (with assistance from Pre-award Sponsored Programs or department staff as needed);
  2. Project director completes and signs waiver form, attaches supporting documentation, and routes the form along with the complete proposal for approval to the Program Chair or unit head; then to the Dean, Center Director, or Vice Chancellor;
  3. Pre-award Sponsored Programs, upon receiving the IDC Waiver, reviews and approves the waiver or variance and obtains final approval from the Provost (or designee);
  4. Proposal submitted to sponsor.

Please allow three-to-five business days for routing and approval of waiver.

Variance of Indirect Cost Request for Waiver (fillable pdf)