Rates (F&A )

Instruction, Organized Research and Other Sponsored Activities

Federally-Negotiated

  • 38.6% – Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC)  On-Campus
  • 16.6% – Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC)  Off-Campus

FY 20 F&A Rates University of Illinois OBFS Webpage


Fringe Benefit Rates – FY20

34.87% for UIS faculty and staff, broken down as follows:

  • 19.66% Health/Life/Dental Insurance
  • 13.02% SURS
  • 0.64% Termination Sick & Vacation Leave
  • 1.45% Medicare
  • 0.10% Workman’s Compensation

Non-student employees not covered by SURS – 7.75%


Other Rates and Important Numbers

  • Graduate Assistant Rate (20 hrs per week during the academic year):
    • First-year students: $1, 108.76/month (9 months – Sept. through May)
    • Second-year students: $1,168.76/month (9 months – Sept. through May)
    • Tuition and fees, and fringe costs may also be included
  • Student worker hourly rates are on the Financial Assistance webpage.
  • Travel Rates
  • Tuition Rates
  • Supplies and Commodities (UIS Central Stores)
  • DUNS Number: 95-808-1929
  • DUNS Number for State of Illinois Grants: 96-593-2734
  • SAM Cage Code: 3XKK9, expiration date 05/19/2021
  • F.E.I.N. (federal tax ID): 37-6000511
  • T.I.N. (state tax ID): 10067601
  • U.S. Congressional District: 13
  • Illinois Senate District: 50
  • Illinois State Representative District: 99

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 ICR 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 Excel)