Acronyms

ACH

Automated Clearing House

BSR

Budget Summary Report

CAS

Cost Accounting Standards

DA

Departmental Administrator who manages the
administration of sponsored projects

DCA

The Division of Cost Allocation under the
Department of Health and Human Services

DOD

U.S. Department of Defense

DOE

U.S. Department of Energy

DS-2

Disclosure Statement

ERS

Maximus Effort Reporting System

FAME

Financial Administration Made Easier (i.e.,
the general ledger of the University)

FAR

Federal Acquisition Regulation

F&A

Facilities and Administrative (same as indirect costs)

FDP

Federal Demonstration Project

FSR

Financial Status Report

FTR

Federal Travel Regulation

GRA

Graduate Research Assistant

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

IACUC

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

IBS

Institutional Base Salary

ICR Indirect Cost Rate

IRB

Institutional Review Board

JEMS

Journal Entry Management System

LOC

Letter of Credit

MTDC Modified Total Direct Costs

NOGA

Notice of Grant Award

NIH

U.S. National Institutes of Health

NSF

U.S. National Science Foundation

OGC

Office of the General Counsel

OMB

U.S. Office of Management and Budget

OSP

Office of Sponsored Programs

OTPS

Other Than Personnel Services

PAF

Personnel Action Form

PAS

Institutional Prior Approval System

PASS

Personnel Action Submission System

PI

Principal Investigator

RFA

Request for Application

RFP

Request for Proposals

SOW

Statement of Work

SPA

Sponsored Programs Administration

SRA

Industry Sponsored Research Agreement

SVPR

Senior Vice Provost for Research