finance and administration
grants & contracts accounting

Regulations & References

UNIVERSITY RESOURCES DESCRIPTION
FINANCE ADMINISTRATIVE POLICIES AND PROCEDURESFinance Administrative Policies and Procedures Website
MUSC'S COST ACCOUNTING STANDARDSMUSC CAS Website
MUSC'S DISCLOSURE STATEMENTDisclosure Statement (DS-2)
 

FEDERAL AGENCY / PUBLICATION

DESCRIPTION
FEDERAL OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET:OMB Circulars Website
Circular A-21
(Revised 5/10/04)
"Cost Principles for Educational Institutions" - Establishes Federal cost principles for determining costs applicable to grants, contracts, and other agreements with educational institutions.

Circular A-110
(Revised 11/19/93; amended 9/30/99)

"Uniform Administrative Requirements for Grants and Other Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals and Other Non-Profit Organizations".

Circular A-133
(Revised 6/27/99; further revised 6/27/03)

"Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations"- Sets forth standards for obtaining consistency and uniformity among Federal agencies for audits.
NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH:NIH Website
NIH Grants Policy Statement
(Revised 12/2003)
Outlines the terms and conditions of NIH grant awards. Also provides information about the NIH organization, staff, and grants process.
NIH CommonsNIH Electronic Research Administration website.
 
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATIONNSF Website
 
OTHER FEDERAL REGULATIONS:
Federal Domestic Maximum Per Diem RatesPer Diem Rates are set by Federal fiscal year effective beginning each October 1.
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)Codification of uniform policies and procedures for acquisition (contracts) by all Federal executive agencies.
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)Codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Federal executive departments and agencies.
 
OTHER REFERENCESDESCRIPTION
College and University Business Administration"Research and Sponsored Programs" chapter from textbook.
National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)National organization of individuals involved in research administration at colleges, universities, and teaching hospitals.
OSTP Analysis of F&A Costs at UniversitiesOffice of Science and Technology Policy report on F&A costs issued in July 2000.
RAND Report:  Paying for University Research Facilities and AdministrationReport by the RAND Science and Technology Institute presenting objective information on F&A costs at universities issued in 2000.
Society of Research Administrators (SRA)International organization dedicated to education and professional development of research administrators.
 
 
 

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