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Sponsor Requests for Vendor Set-up of UCSD

Find information on completing vendor forms and setting up UCSD in a sponsor's system. Sponsors often require that UCSD be set up as new “vendor” in their systems in order to transmit payments/funds to the UCSD project. This step includes the completion of a “Vendor Set-up Form”. Departments should complete these forms, either in the requested file format or directly in the sponsor’s procurement system, and return to the sponsor. Following are guidelines for departments to complete this form for sponsored research awards

Basic Information

Company: The Regents of the University of California; University of California San Diego

Point of Contact: Your OCGA Contract Officer 

Company Website: 

Email address to accept POs: Your OCGA Contract Officer’s contact info

W9 (Note - department representatives have delegation to sign the W9):

Large/Small Business Category or Socioeconomic Status:  (Large, Small, Women Owned, Veteran Owned, Disadvantaged, Minority Owned, HubZone, etc…): Only check “Non Profit”, “Educational Institution”, “University” or “Other”.  We are not any of the other special categories.

Physical Address: 10300 N. Torrey Pines Rd., 3rd Floor, La Jolla, CA  92037

Annual Revenue: “Over $1B, major public university”

 # of Employees:  Over 500

 Authorized Official Submitting the form:  Your contract officer, send to them for signature

 System for Award Management (SAM)

Formerly Central Contractor Registration (CCR)

  • General Campus and Health Sciences:Expiration Date: December 16, 2020
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography: Expiration Date: January 29, 2021

Banking and Remittance Information

Accounts Receivable Contact for all forms of payment (Check, ACH, Wire):

  • 858-534-0392
  • Payments should reference the award number, UCSD fund number, Principal investigator, department name, department contact name or Any other information that will facilitate the identification of the payment

For checks - Checks made payable to: 

The Regents of the University of California

Checks sent to:

UCSD Campus Main Depository

P.O. Box 741539

Los Angeles, CA 90074

For ACH – this is UCSD’s preferred method of payment

Bank of America, NA

Name of Account: Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Account #: 1233-0-18188

ACH Routing (ABA) #: 121000358

ACH preferred format: CTX

Type of Account: Checking

Bank Address: PO Box 37025, San Francisco, CA  94137

 For Wires  Usually for foreign sponsors

Bank of America, NA

Name of Account: Regents of the University of California, San Diego

Type of Account: Checking

Address: Bank of America, NA

100 West 33rd Street

New York, NY 10001, USA

Account #: 1233-0-18188

Wire Routing (ABA)#: 0260-0959-3

CHIPS address: 0959


UCSD Bank of America Letter

Institutional Codes

EIN # or Tax ID # 95-6006-144   

SAM Unique Entity ID (UEI)

To learn about the federal governments’ transition from DUNS Number to the new Unique Entity Identifier, click here (U.S. General Services Administration)

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: UYTTZT6G9DT1 (NEW)
    • Expiration Date: January 13, 2023
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography (except NIH): QJ8HMDK7MRM3
    • Expiration Date: December 22, 2022
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography NIH Proposals: UYTTZT6G9DT1 (NEW) 
    • Expiration Date: February 19, 2022

 DUNS Numbers:

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: 804355790
    • If required by a sponsor, the DUNS “plus four segment” is 8188 
    • Expiration Date: 02/19/2022
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography (except NIH): 175104595
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography NIH Proposals: 804355790 

 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

 Dun & Bradstreet # - N/A

UC San Diego Employee State ID number

  • 935-0505-5 ESIN

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)

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