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To:  Engineering Faculty and Staff
From:  Engineering Research Center
RE:  Rate changes for 2016/17 Effective July 1, 2016

Indirect Cost Rates for 2016/17

The Indirect Cost rates changed as of July 1, 2016 for use on grants, contracts and other agreements are as follows:

  • On Campus           48%
  • Off Campus           26%

The indirect cost rates are applied to all direct costs excluding equipment in excess of $5K, tuition and scholarships, and the portion of each subaward in excess of $25,000.

Fringe Benefit Rates for 2016/17 are as follows:

  • Regular Employees            36.5%
  • Non-Regular, Temporary, Summer Faculty              21.10%
  • Student Employees             1.10%
  • Graduate Assistants            1.30%

The Indirect Cost Rate is applicable to all new proposals and awards as of July 1, 2016.  The Fringe Benefit Rate changes are applicable to all existing and new awards as of July 1, 2016.

If you need additional information, please call one of the ERC staff members: Linda Schauer (646-3423) Norma Ruskey (646-3773) Gaby Cisneros (646-2438) or Marty Lopez (646-2639).

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