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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
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 1/4/2017 - 11/30/2020
Date of AAALAC Accreditation: March 7, 2017 - 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: 11/30/2019
Current NIH Salary Cap: $192,300
UMass Medical School W-9 Form W-9 Form

DHHS Indirect Cost Rate Agreement, 5/13/2019


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

On-campus Research: 67.5% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019
Off-campus: 26% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019
On-Campus Research DOD contracts: 68% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019
Off-Campus Research DOD contracts: 27.8% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019
Commonwealth Medicine: 18.25% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019
On-campus Other Sponsored Activities: 36% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019
Off-campus Other Sponsored Activities: 26% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019
Industry-Sponsored Research (non-federal/non-clinical trial): 79% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019
Off-Site Industry Rate: 32.65% 7/1/2014-6/30/2019

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.

Director, Sponsored Programs
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

Melissa Spragens, Director, Sponsored Programs

Janice Lagacé, Associate Director, Sponsored Programs

Telephone: 508.856.2119
Fax: 508.856.5004
Email address:

Fringe Benefit Rate Employee Category Examples
38.67% University faculty & Medical School staff School employees & leased employees
25.20% UMass Memorial Health Care Inc. Dual Faculty Dual docs
2.31% Temporary & Non-Benefited REE and 003
Postdoctoral Salaries
 Effective July 2, 2019 the minimum postdoctoral salary is $43,243.
Graduate Student Stipends and Fees
Effective July 1, 2019 the Graduate Student stipend is $31,850.

GSBS Ph.D. & MD/Ph.D.* Fees, Tuition and Insurance (FY2020)

Health Insurance $4,050.00 Tuition** $3,948.00
Dental Insurance $335.00 Program Fee† $200.00
Vision Insurance $185.00 Student Services Fee $195.00
    Health/Counseling Fee $861.00
    Career Development Fee $400.00
Total Insurance $4,570.00 Total Fees $5,604.00

*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. 
Edited 5/30/2019

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