Research Funding Fact Sheet

UMMS Institutional Information for Sponsored Projects

Applicant Organization for all grant proposals: University of Massachusetts Medical School 
Legal Entity for contracts and agreements: University of Massachusetts, Worcester 
Institution Type:  Public/State-Controlled Inst. of Higher Education
DUNS Number: 603847393
NIH IPF Number: 0850903
NSF Organization ID: 0097568000 
County: Worcester 
Congressional District: MA-002 
Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) Number: 00004009 
Animal Welfare Assurance (AWA) Number: A3306-01, effective 11/27/2012 - 11/30/2016
Date of AAALAC Accreditation: July 13, 2010
Federal Tax Exemption Status: Exempt under IRC §115 - State University 
Federal Tax ID Number (TIN): 04-3167352
Entity Identification Number (EIN): 1043167352A1
NAICS Code: 611310
CAGE Code: 6R004
FICE Number: 009756
Current NIH Salary Cap: $181,500

DHHS Indirect Cost Rate Agreement, 7/30/14

 

Cognizant Agency:
US Department of Health and Human Services
POC: Michael Stanco, HHS Representative
26 Federal Plaza, Rm. 41-122
New York, NY 10278
(212) 264-2069

INDIRECT COST RATE PERIOD
On-campus Research: 66% 7/1/2012-6/30/2013
On-campus Research: 66.5% 7/1/2013-6/30/2014
On-campus Research: 67.5% 7/1/2014-6/30/2015
Off-campus: 26% 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
On-Campus Research DOD contracts: 68% 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
Off-Campus Research DOD contracts: 27.8% 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
Commonwealth Medicine: 18.25% 7/1/2011-6/30/2015
On-campus Other Sponsored Activities: 34.5% 7/1/2011-6/20/2012
On-campus Other Sponsored Activities: 36% 7/1/2012-6/30/2015
Off-campus Other Sponsored Activities: 25.9% 7/1/2011-6/30/2012
Off-campus Other Sponsored Activities: 26% 7/1/2012-6/30/2015
Industry-Sponsored Research (non-federal/non-clinical trial): 73% 7/1/2011-6/30/2012
Industry-Sponsored Research (non-federal/non-clinical trial): 78% 7/1/2012-6/30/2014
Industry-Sponsored Research (non-federal/non-clinical trial): 79% 7/1/2014-6/30/2015

Modified Total Direct Cost (MTDC)- Excludes the following items from Total Direct Cost (TDC) base:
  -equipment ($5000 and over)
  -capital expenditures
  -patient care costs (not participant incentives)
  -student tuition remission
  -rental costs of off-site facilities
  -scholarships & fellowships
  -subcontracts in excess of $25,000
To calculate indirect costs, multiply the MTDC Base by the appropriate indirect cost (F&A) rate.

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICIAL (AOR): Diego Vazquez
Assistant Vice Provost, Research Funding
FINANCIAL OFFICIALS: Amy Miarecki
Sr. Director, Post-Award Administration & Compliance
  Melissa Gordon
Assistant Director, Grant Accounting & Compliance
CHECKS PAYABLE TO: University of Massachusetts
  Yi Chen, Bursar
Office of the Bursar
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655-0002
Telephone: 508.856.6612
AUTHORIZED ORGANIZATIONAL SIGNATURES: Diego Vazquez
Assistant Vice Provost, Research Funding
  Gina Marzilli Shaughnessy, Asst. Director, Contracts
  Janice Lagacé, Assistant Director, Grants
Telephone: 508.856.2119
Fax: 508.856.5004
Email address: research.funding@umassmed.edu

FY2014 FRINGE RATES, POSTDOCTORAL SALARIES, GRADUATE STIPENDS & FEES/INSURANCE
Fringe Benefit Rate Employee Category Examples
30.05% University faculty & Medical School staff School employees & leased employees
25.14% UMass Memorial Health Care Inc. Dual Faculty Dual docs
1.83% Temporary & Non-Benefited REE and 003
Postdoctoral Salaries
 Effective July, 2014 the minimum postdoctoral salary is $39,229.
Graduate Student Stipends and Fees
Effective July, 2014 the Graduate Student stipend is $30,000.
Medical School and Graduate Student (MD/Ph.D., GSBS and GSN) Tuition & Fee Schedule: http://inside.umassmed.edu/financialservices/divisions/bursar/student_functions.aspx

GSBS Ph.D. & MD/Ph.D.* Fees and Insurance (FY2014)

  Curriculum Fee** $3,434.00
  Program Fee** $180.00
  Student Services Fee $195.00
Health Insurance $3,772.00 Health/Counseling Fee $673.00
Total Insurance $3,772.00 Total Fees $4,482.00

*MD/Ph.D. student fees change when the student completes GSBS studies and moves to the School of Medicine. Please consult the Bursar's Office for individual student fee schedules.
**Assessed until the Ph.D. student has completed nine semesters in Ph.D. studies, or six semesters of Ph.D. studies for MD/Ph.D. students.
Edited 9/17/2014 JLB