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Sponsored Programs 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
SAM UEI: MQE2JHHJW9Q8
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: D16-00196 (A3306-01), effective 11/30/2020 - 11/30/2024
Date of AAALAC Accreditation: March 17, 2020 - Site #000343
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
System for Award Management (SAM) Expiration Date: 08/05/2022
Current NIH Salary Cap: $199,300
UMass Medical School W-9 Form W-9 Form

DHHS Indirect Cost Rate Agreement, 6/10/2021

 

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: 67.5% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022
Off-campus: 26% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022
On-Campus Research DOD contracts: 68% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022
Off-Campus Research DOD contracts: 27.8% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022
Commonwealth Medicine: 18.25% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022
On-campus Other Sponsored Activities: 36% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022
Off-campus Other Sponsored Activities: 26% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022
Industry-Sponsored Research (non-clinical trial): 79% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022
Off-Site Industry Sponsored Research: 32.65%
7/1/2014-6/30/2022
Non-Federal Clinical Trial: 30% 7/1/2014-6/30/2022

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): Amy Miarecki
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Grants & Contracts Administration
FINANCIAL OFFICIALS: Bethanne Giehl
Director, Grant Accounting and 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 SIGNATURE:

Janice Lagacé, Associate Director, Sponsored Programs

   
Telephone: 508.856.2119
Fax: 508.856.5004
Email address: research.funding@umassmed.edu

FY2022 FRINGE RATES, POSTDOCTORAL SALARIES, GRADUATE STIPENDS & FEES/INSURANCE
Fringe Benefit Rate Employee Category Examples
40.58% University faculty & Medical School staff School employees & leased employees
25.98% UMass Memorial Health Care Inc. Dual Faculty Dual docs
2.06% Temporary & Non-Benefited REE and 003

POSTDOCTORAL SALARIES
Effective April 11, 2021, the minimum postdoctoral salary is $51,004. Compensation is tied to a scale based on experience in postdoctoral research. The scale can be found here.

GRADUATE STUDENT STIPENDS AND FEES
Effective July 1, 2021, the Graduate Student stipend is $34,000.


GSBS Ph.D. & MD/Ph.D.* Fees, Tuition and Insurance (FY2022)

Health Insurance $4,464.00 Tuition** $4,068.00
Dental Insurance $335.00 Program Fee† $204.00
Vision Insurance $185.00 Student Services Fee $198.00
    Health/Counseling Fee $874.00
    Career Development Fee N/A
Total Insurance $4,984.00†† Total Fees $5,344.00

*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.
†Assessed after the Ph.D. student has completed nine semesters of in Ph.D. studies, or six semesters of Ph.D. studies for MD/Ph.D. students. 
††Use 14.659% as the fringe rate when adding Graduate Students to a budget in RMS. This will calculate the correct fringe.
Edited 8/17/2021