Frequently Requested Data

The Authorized Signer for the University: The Vice Provost must sign all proposals, contracts and agreements for external funding, prior to submission.  The Office of Sponsored Programs will obtain these signatures.

Category USD Contact
University Authorized Signer (SO) Vice Provost
Tom Herrinton, PhD
(619) 260-4553
Administrative Official (AO) to be notified in case an award is made or for other non-accounting administrative needs Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Traci Merrill, CRA
Casa Maria, Founders 148
(619) 260-6825
USD Cognizant Federal Agency (F&A and Fringe Benefits Rates) Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Representative: Wallace Chan, Director
50 United Nations Plaza, Room 347
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 437-7820
Indirect Cost Rate 39.0% Salaries and Wages
Estimated Fringe Benefit Rates Finance Office
Frequently Asked Questions - Finance Office - University of San Diego
U.S. Congressional Districts CA-52