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COST ACCOUNTING JUSTIFICATION - ADMINISTRATIVE/CLERICAL COSTS
FORM INSTRUCTIONS

Form Instructions

  1. PI – Enter the Principal Investigator’s name.
  2. Account – Enter the account number.
  3. Proposal OSP – Enter the Office of Sponsored Programs proposal number (if applicable).
  4. Position – Enter the position title.
  5. Name – Enter the name (if known).
  6. Justification – How does this position/salary benefit the project? Provide an explanation.
  7. Signature – Principal Investigator must sign and date the completed form.
  8. PI Email – Enter the Principal Investigator’s email address.
  9. Award Name – Enter the award name.
  10. Award Period – Enter the award period.
  11. Amount – Enter the total amount to be charged to grant (estimates acceptable).
  12. Percentage – Enter the percentage of the position’s effort to be charge to grant.
  13. From – Enter the beginning date of the period of time position will be charged to grant. Use the date format of mm/dd/yyyy.
  14. To – Enter the ending date of the period of time position will be charged to grant. Use the date format of mm/dd/yyyy.
  15. Months – Enter the number of months.
  16. Contracts – Is this position allocated to any other grants or contracts? Select Yes or No.
  17. Signature – The Department Head/Institute Director must sign and date the completed form.
  18. Signature – Research Administrator or Financial Officer must review and sign the completed form.
  19. Comments – The Research Administrator or Financial Office may include any notes within this section.
  20. Signature – The Associate Dean and Vice President for Research or Campus DAA must approve or deny the form, sign, and date the completed form.
  21. Comments – The Associate Dean and Vice President for Research or Campus DAA may include any notes within this section.
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