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UC San Diego Institutional Information and Codes

Find vital UC San Diego institutional information and codes for filling out OCGA forms.

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Basic information

Full Legal Name: 

  • The Regents of the University of California; University of California San Diego.
  • For Grants.gov proposals, use this: 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: 

  • UC San Diego main campus: CA049
  • UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest: CA053
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO): CA052

Accreditation: Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) - UC San Diego Accreditation (accreditation.ucsd.edu)

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) / Employer ID Number (EIN)

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: January 29, 2020
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography: Expiration Date: March 23, 2020

European Union (EU) / European Commission (EC) Codes - UC-wide

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 Awardee Organization Codes

General Campus and Health Sciences: 0013177000

Scripps Institution of Oceanography: 0013177010 

NIH codes

PHS/NIH Entity Identification Number: 1956006144A1

PHS/NIH Institutional Profile File Number: 0577507


Human Subjects Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Federal-Wide Assurance Number: FWA00004495 (Expiration Date: March 3, 2020)

Animal Welfare Assurance Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) Number: A3033-01 (Expiration Date: June 30, 2021)

Indirect Cost Rate Agreement

UC San Diego’s Financial Analysis Office has completed negotiations with DHHS (cognizant agency) resulting in multi-year increases to the on-campus research and other sponsored activities indirect cost rates from FY 2018 to FY 2022. 

UC San Diego IDC Rates: FY 2018 - FY 2022 - A comprehensive chart listing F&A/IDC rates for UC San Diego.

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/Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA): 

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

Subrecipient Profile - FDP Clearinghouse

FDP Clearinghouse: UC San Diego Profile 

The Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) created the FDP Clearinghouse to help reduce redundant administrative tasks for participating organizations.

This profile contains public, updated, and certified institutional information needed by pass-though entities to issue incoming subawards to UC San Diego or monitor UC San Diego as a subrecipient. It is intended to replace the need for completing subrecipient commitment forms.

Note: For outgoing subawards, in lieu of sending potential subrecipients/consortium members requests to complete subrecipient commitment form, check the FDP Clearinghouse for the institutional profile, download and provide to OCGA.


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

Resources from UCOP

UCOP RPAC Resources and Tools (ucop.edu)

Research Policy Analysis and Coordination (RPAC) resources include:

  • Legal Status: Articles of Incorporation, Certificate of Status from the California Secretary of State
  • Tax Status: Tax exemption letters
  • Audit Reports: Single Audit Reports
  • F&A Rate Agreements: at UCOP and at each UC Campus

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