Uniform Guidance (UG) DISCLAIMER: The following documents provide information on high-impact UG issues and do not represent official policy change implementations by NC State University, the Office of Contracts & Grants, or SPARCS.
- UG Federal Links:
- NCSU Training Materials
- UG Training Slides – 2 Hour Research Admin Workshops – February, 2015, updated 2-2-2015
- UG Grid – Post Award Issues Comparison of Federal Circular and UG topics, updated 2-2-2015
- UG Subpart E Cost Principles (previously A-21) NCSU Training Slides updated December 4, 2014
- UG Subpart D Post Award (previously A-110) NCSU Training Slides updated December 4, 2014
- Overview of Pending Uniform Guidance Issues from November 18, 2014 RSC Posting
- SPARCS Uniform Guidance Page
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circulars:
Fly America Act
Fixed Price Accounts
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University Policies Regs, and Rules (PRRs):
- Cost Sharing General Information, After-the-Fact Cost-Sharing, Quick Reference Guides, and Earning Codes
- Brief C&G Budgeting information including Code Definitions and link to more extensive SPARCS Budgeting Guidelines
Roles + Responsibilities:
Grad Student & Post Doctoral Fellows Medical Insurance Policy:
Direct vs. F&A Rates:
- Determining Direct vs. F&A* Rates *F&A = Facilities & Administrative
- See also SPARCS Indirect Costs Guidelines
- How to Apply the Correct F&A Rate Quick Reference Guide
NSF (National Science Foundation) Policies:
- NSF Institutional Allowance for Sponsored Fellowships (PDF) [December 2011 Contracts & Grants Summary]
- NSF Two-Month Salary Policy: