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The Information Sheet provides a one-stop source of information for people involved with research at UNC-Chapel Hill. If the answer is not on this page, please contact the Office of Sponsored Research or if you prefer you may use the “Ask OSR” form.

Printable version of Information Sheet

Last updated 12/08/2014

Official Legal Name

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Institutional Officer

Barbara Entwisle

Vice Chancellor for Research
Office of Sponsored Research (OSR)
104 Airport Drive, Suite 2200, CB #1350
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350
Phone – (919) 966-3411/12
Fax – (919)962-3352/5011

Contract & Grant Administrator

Robin Cyr

Associate Vice Chancellor for Research 
Director, Office of Sponsored Research

104 Airport Dr. Ste. 2200, CB 1350
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350
Phone – (919) 966-3411
Fax – (919) 962-3352/5011

Financial Officer

Vanessa Peoples

Director, Post Award Services & Cash Management
Office of Sponsored Research (OSR)
104 Airport Dr. Ste. 2200, CB 1350
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350
Phone – (919) 966-3411/3412
Fax – (919) 962-3352/5011

Email

resadminosr@unc.edu

Frequently Used Information for Sponsored Research

Animal Subject: Assurance Number A3410-01 (Expires: 4/30/2017)
Congressional District 4th
Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS) Number 608195277
Federal Tax (EIN) ID Number 56-600-1393
(For Public Health Service—e.g. NIH, HRSA, CDC, etc.—use Entity Identification Number:) 1566001393A-1
Fiscal Year July 1 to June 30
Human Subjects DHHS Number FWA-4801 (Office of Human Research Ethics)
Institutional Profile Number 578206
Mileage rate for private car 56 cents/mile for travel on or after 01/01/2014
NIH Salary Cap: $179,700 effective 12/23/2011$181,500 effective 01/12/2014
NSF Submitting Institution Code: 0029744000
Responsible Conduct in Research (HTML | PDF)
Type of Organization State Related Institution of Higher Education

Miscellaneous Information for Sponsored Research

AAALAC International Approval Dated 11/09/2011
Age Discrimination Policy On file, signed 9/6/01
Assurance of Compliance Title IX: (HHS 639-A) On file, signed 9/27/76
Board of Trustees Member List Board of Trustees (HTML)
Certification of Liability Coverage Dated 7/1/14 – June 30, 2015 (pdf)
Civil Rights Assurance (HHS 441) Reg. Number 43-0520. Dated 1/11/65
Cognizant Federal Agency for F&A Rate Agreement Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Cost Allocation
(202) 401-2808
Attn: Darryl Mayes
Commercial and Government Entity Code (Cage) Number 4B856
Conflict of Interest (COI) link UNC-CH COI Policy on Individual Conflicts of Interest and Commitment (revised 09/12/2012)UNC-CH Policy on Institutional Conflict of Interest (revised 03/04/2009)
Export Control Policy Export Control Guidelines
Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE) 002974-00
Misconduct in Science Form PHS-6349 Dated 01/31/2014. Annual update
NAICS Code 611310
Number of UNC-CH Employees 11,983 (as of Fall 2013-includes permanent full time and part time employees. Link
Radioisotopes: NC License Number 068-214-1
Rehab. Act of 1973 (HHS 641) On file, signed 6/22/77
Sex Discrimination Policy On file, signed 9/6/01
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation Dated January 9, 2007
Standard Industrial Code 8221
Student/Fellowship/Postdoctoral Information Student/Fellowship/Postdoctoral Information
UNC-CH Institutional Information Fact and Figures (Office of Institutional Research & Assessment)

Financial Information

Include the UNC-CH number and invoice number on all payments.

These addresses are for payments only. All other correspondence should be sent to:

Office of Sponsored Research at 104 Airport Drive, Suite 2200 Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1350.

Institutional Financial Banking Information: Contact Vanessa Peoples
(919) 962-4676 vpeoples@email.unc.edu

Remittance Address (U.S. Mail Only):

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office of Sponsored Research
C/O Bank of America Lock Box Service
P.O. Box 402420
Atlanta, GA 30384-2420

Courier Only:

Bank of America Lock Box Services
Lock Box 402420
6000 Feldwood Road
College Park, GA 30349

IRS 501-c (3) Tax Exemption link Federal Tax Exemption Letter
UNC-CH Financial Reports link UNC-CH Financial Statements
State of North Carolina Single Audit (A-133) FY2013 Audit report
FY2013 UNC compliance audit

Facilities and Administration(F&A) Cost Rates

Rates Effective: 7/1/12 – 6/30/16

Activity
On-Campus
Off-Campus* (Adjacent)
(10-mile radius)
Off-Campus* (Remote)
Organized Research 52.00% 28.00% 26.00%
Instruction 50.00% 28.00% 26.00%
Other Sponsored Activities 36.00% 28.00% 26.00%
Clinical Trials (Federal)** 52.00% 28.00% 26.00%
Clinical Trials (Non-Federal)*** 28.00% 28.00% 26.00%

* Please see OSR Frequently Asked Questions for an explanation of how to determine whether a sponsored research project is on or off campus.

** F&A calculations for federally funded clinical trials are based on MTDC.

*** F&A calculations for INDUSTRY funded clinical trials are based on TOTAL DIRECT COSTS with the exception of the Initial IRB review fee, which is excluded from F&A.

Related Information

Fringe Benefit Rates

See FY2015 Annual Fringe Benefit Memorandum for additional information and comprehensive listing.

As a general guideline for permanent employees, budget 22.634% of the annual salary plus fixed health insurance of $5,378.00

For full-time permanent EPA/SPA employees:(e) 22.634%
Post Doc Appointees and Grad Students (Depends on type of Award)(b) 8.968%
Health Insurance – Add to the above the appropriate fixed Health Insurance premiums prorated to % of effort:
Employee Classification
Monthly Annually
Full-time Permanent EPA/SPA employees (Object Code 1833)(e) $448.17 $5,378.00
Post Doctoral Trainees (Object Code 4518) (a) $307.10 $3,685.20
Post Doctoral Research Associates (Object Code 1831) (a) $307.10 $3,685.20
  Grad. Student Health Insurance (Object Codes 1836, 6596) (a,b,c,d) $256.88 $3082.56

(a) Post Doctoral rates include Student Health fee, but the Graduate Student rate does not.

(b) See Business Manual for Student FICA Tax Exemption policy

(c) See additional funding opportunities for graduate students

(d) For information on Graduate Student Health Insurance eligibility refer to the DDD memo Re: Graduate Student Health Insurance Program dated July 23, 2014

(e) For information on North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) approved fringe benefit rates.

UNC Physicians & Associates (P&A) Supplemental Fringe Benefits

Clinical Faculty members who are properly licensed to practice medicine in the State of North Carolina or who provide other clinical functions and have a full time position of 50% or greater (provided appropriate approvals have been completed by UNC Physicians & Associates) receive certain supplemental benefits. Costs for supplemental benefits are distributed on the basis of allowability (see the categories below). Costs for allowable benefits are charged to member’s salary sources on a pro-rata basis. Costs for unallowable benefits are charged 100% to the member’s clinical account as defined for departmental clinical activities.

  • As a general guideline budget 27.724% (22.634% + 5.090%) of annual salary plus $7,468.16 ($5,378.00 + $2090.16) prorated to employee % effort.
Allowable Benefits Annual Rate Unallowable Benefits
Employee Life Insurance 0.6240% Dependent Life Insurance
Employee Accidental Death & Dismemberment 0.1152% Dependent Accidental Death & Dismemberment
Employee Long Term Disability 0.8400% Professional Liability Insurance
Employee Retirement 3.5000%
Employee Medical Insurance (effective 01/01/2014) $1,416.48 Dependent Medical Insurance
Employee Dental Insurance(effective 7/1/2013) $578.40 Dependent Dental Insurance
Employee Vision Insurance effective (01/01/2012) $ 95.28 Dependent Vision Insurance

 

Office of Clinical Trials (OCT) Submissions

NOTE: Please include the most recent version of the OCT Review Request Form with all submissions, along with any special instructions/guidelines from the Sponsor

Required Approvals/Routing:

  1. Please see detailed instructions for internal signature requirements on the IPF.
  2. Proposal packets should be submitted to OCT at the following address as soon as the budget has been finalized with the sponsor: Office of Clinical Trials, CB 1651, 720 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Chapel Hill, NC 27599-1651, Ph: 919-843-2698  Fax: 919-843-2399
    Draft contracts should be submitted to OCT as soon as they are received.
  3. See OCT web site for forms and complete instructions. http://research.unc.edu/oct

Sponsored Programs Office (SPO) Submissions

SPO signs as the approving institutional official for the University on all NIH (R, K & F Series only), American Heart Association (AHA) and American Cancer Association (ACA) proposals for which a SOM department serves as the award administering department. SPO signs on behalf of the Dean of the SOM for all other proposals that include a SOM department as an affiliated department but the award administering department is outside SOM.

NOTE: Please route a copy of any special instructions/guidelines by the Agency

Required Approvals/Routing:

The timeline (below) should be considered when delivering School of Medicine (SOM) proposals to the SPO. Deliver packets to : Sponsored Programs Office, 1140-C Bioinformatics Bldg., 130 Mason Farm Rd., CB 9525, Ph. 2-3950, Fax 3-7094

  1. All proposals must be internally processed and signed by an authorized UNC official prior to submission to the funding agency.
  2. Please see detailed instructions for internal signature requirements on the IPF.
  3. Timeline: Proposals should be delivered to SPO at least five business days prior to submittal date. Be sure to allow for additional review time if the proposal is to be reviewed by OSR.
  4. Upon SPO completion, proposals should be delivered to OSR at the following address:
    Office of Sponsored Research, 104 Airport Dr. Ste.2200, CB 1350, Ph. 6-3411; Fax 2-3352
  5. Grants that are to be submitted electronically must be reviewed and approved by OSR prior to submittal.
  6. See OSR web site for complete UNC-CH proposal processing instructions.

Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) Submissions

Note: Please route copy of any special instructions/guidelines by the Agency

Required Approvals/Routing:

  1. All proposals must be internally processed and signed by an authorized UNC official prior to submission to the funding agency.
  2. Please see detailed instructions for internal signature requirements on the IPF.
  3. Proposals should be delivered to OSR at least five business days prior to submittal date.
  4. Proposals should be delivered to OSR at the following address:
    Office of Sponsored Research, 104 Airport Dr. Ste.2200, CB 1350, Ph. 6-3411; Fax 2-3352
  5. Grants that are to be submitted electronically must be reviewed and approved by OSR prior to submittal.

See OSR web site for complete UNC-CH proposal processing instructions.

Comments and Ideas

If you have comments or ideas to improve this information, please contact OSR at (919) 843-7780 or E-mail: resadminosr@unc.edu.