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UC San Diego Institutional Information and Codes

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Basic information

Full Legal Name: The Regents of the University of California; University of California San Diego. Note: for purposes of completing a Grants.gov proposal, please use the following as the Legal Name: The Regents of the Univ. of Calif., U.C. San Diego.

Type of Institution: Public, nonprofit educational institution, that is tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

County: San Diego 

Congressional District: The UCSD main campus is CA049. UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest is CA053. Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) is CA052.

Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) - UCSD Accreditation Website

Institutional codes

DUNS Numbers:

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: 804355790
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography (except NIH): 175104595
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography NIH Proposals: 804355790 

Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) OR Employer ID Number: 95-6006-144

Federal Interagency Committee on Education (FICE) Codes:

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: 001317-7
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography: 405416-97 

Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) Codes:

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: 50854
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography: 7H459

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code: 611310

Contractor's Establishment Code (CEC): 80-536-589H

System for Award Management (SAM); formerly Central Contractor Registration (CCR):

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: expiration date August 22, 2017
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography: expiration date August 24, 2017

European Union (EU)/European Commission (EC) Codes - UC-wide: UCOP RPAC Website

Tax status

Tax Exempt Status with the IRS: Tax Exempt Letter (PDF)

Tax Exempt Status with the State of California: Tax Exempt Letter (PDF)

Private Foundation Status with the IRS: Not a Private Foundation Letter (PDF)

NSF/NIH-specific codes

PHS/NIH Entity Identification Number: 1956006144A1

PHS/NIH Institutional Profile File Number: 0577507

NSF Awardee Organization Codes:

General Campus and Health Sciences: 0013177000
Scripps Institution of Oceanography: 0013177010 


Human Subjects Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Federal-Wide Assurance Number: FWA00004495 (Expiration Date: June 13, 2017)

Animal Welfare Assurance Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) Number: A3033-01 (Expiration Date: June 30, 2017)

Indirect Cost Rate Agreement

Current Indirect Cost Rate Agreement: Dated May 12, 2010. Negotiated with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) – Copy of Agreement (PDF)

The University of California San Diego is soon to enter into negotiation with the Department of Health and Human Services to amend the Rate Agreement. The 5/12/2010 agreement remains in effect. Per page 2, from 7/1/2014 until amended the University is to “use same rates and conditions as those cited for fiscal year ending June 30, 2014.”

Audit information

External Auditor: PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP; UCOP Audit Information

Cognizant Federal Audit Agency:

Arif Karim
DHHS Office of Inspector General
Western Field Office
90 7th Street, Suite 4-600
San Francisco, CA  94103

Phone: (415) 437-7859
Fax: (415) 437-7823

Email: Arif.karim@psc.hhs.gov

ONR San Diego Regional Office: 

Beth Swing
Office of Naval Research San Diego Regional Office
140 Sylvester Road, Building 140, Rm 218
San Diego, CA  92106

Phone: 619-221-5489
Fax:     619-221-5602 or -5615

Email: beth.swing@navy.mil


Checks made payable to: 

The Regents of the University of California

Checks sent to:

UCSD Cashiers Office

9500 Gilman Drive MC 0009

La Jolla, CA 92093-0009

Note: Checks must reference the award number or UCSD fund number

General University of California (UC) information

Links to Overall UC Information and Status: UCOP RPAC Website

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