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TUSCC Proposal Preparation Information Sheet

To ensure that your proposal is routed quickly through Sponsored Projects Administration, submit, by e-mail or fax (504 862-8674), a draft budget several days before the proposal is due so that it can be verified.  The following information is provided to assist investigators on the Uptown campus in preparing application cover sheets for proposals and for budgets.  Call Sponsored Projects Administration (504-865-5272) for additional information and/or assistance with budget development.

Tulane University Uptown Information:

University Address: 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118-5665

Employer ID/Federal Tax/Institution Code Number: 72-0423889

DUNS (Dun & Bradstreet) Number: 05-378-5812

Congressional District: 2nd

Unique Entity ID (UEI): XNY5ULPU8EN6

Latest Affirmative Action Review & Approval (Office of Federal Contract & Compliance Programs): October 1, 2006

Cognizant Federal Agency: Department of Health & Human Services (Region 6)

Animal Welfare:

Animal Welfare Assurance Number: D16-00754 (A4499-01)

Date of Assurance: April 28, 2022 to March 31, 2026

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC): iacuc@tulane.edu, 504-988-6868

Animal Care Rates (per diem & other charges). Please contact the Vivarium at 504-865-6716

Human Subjects:

Assurance Number: FWA 00002055

Date of Assurance: May 24, 2017 to May 23, 2022

Institutional Review Board Number: 01XM

Chair, Institutional Review Board: Dr. Michael J. Burke, 504-862-3328

Institutional Biosafety Committee:

Chair, Dr. Lucia Freytag, 504-988-6772

Facilities & Administrative Cost Rates:

Federally Negotiated Rate Agreement Dated August 30, 2022

  • Organized Research - 52.0% On Campus - 7/1/21-6/30/23
  • Organized Research - 53.0% On Campus - 7/1/23-6/30/25
  • Other Sponsored Act. - 36.2% On Campus - 7/1/21-6/30/25
  • All Programs - 26% Off Campus - 7/1/21-6/30/25

Please check with Sponsored Projects Administration (504-865-5272) if you are uncertain about the appropriate indirect cost rate

Federally Negotiated Fringe Benefit Rates 7/1/22 - 6/30/23 for Uptown Campus personnel:

  • Uptown Faculty/Admin - 19.4% of salaries & wages
  • Faculty Summer - 5.3% of salaries & wages
  • Uptown Staff - 26.1% of salaries & wages
  • Research Post-Docs - 18.5% of salaries & wages
  • Students & Part-Time Employees - 7.9% of salaries & wages

Cost Sharing:

Cost sharing will vary by department; contact your chairperson or dean for information. Sponsored Projects Administration (504-865-5272) can answer your questions concerning cost sharing requirements for each specific budget.

Travel Rates:

Domestic Travel - 50 cents per mile as of January 1, 2010. Daily allowance - actual, reasonable costs reimbursed in full. Foreign Travel - Please see the Sponsored Projects Administration homepage or call the Accounting Office for the latest State Department allowances. Check with your school or college for differing regulations concerning foreign travel. Foreign travel on federally supported programs must be approved by the agency.

Tuition Rates:

Graduate - $44,950 ($22,475/semester) (excluding fees) for FY 13/14

Dissertation Fee SSE - $7,626/semester for FY 13/14

Dissertation Fee SLA - $300/semester for FY 13/14

Graduate Health Insurance Supplement - $627/semester for FY 09/10

Person Responsible for Negotiations:

Denise M. Lovrovich, Associate Director, Sponsored Projects Administration 504-865-5272, Email: dlovrov@tulane.edu

Persons Authorized to Sign Proposals (Authorized Institutional Representative):

Kathleen M. Kozar
Director, Sponsored Projects Administration
200 Broadway Street, Suite 120
New Orleans, LA 70118
FAX: 504-862-8674

Denise M. Lovrovich
Associate Director, Sponsored Projects Administration
200 Broadway Street, Suite 120
New Orleans, LA 70118
FAX: 504-862-8674

Other Contacts for Proposal Development:

Coordinated Instrumentation Facility (CIF):
Dr. George Flowers, Faculty Coordinator, 504-865-5142.

Animal Care & Use Programs & Facilities:
Dr. James Blanchard, Executive Director for Comparative Medicine Programs, 985-871-6285

Human Subject Protection Programs:
Roxanne Johnson, Administrative Director of the Tulane Office of Human Research Protection, 504-988-2665

Biological Safety Programs:
Dr. Don Sibley, Director of the Tulane Office of Biosafety, 504-988-0300

Technology Transfer & Intellectual Propertt Development:
John Christie, Executive Director, 504-988-6962

Proposal Routing Form may be obtained in Sponsored Projects Administration, 504-865-5272.