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UC San Diego Institutional Information and Codes

Find vital UC San Diego Institutional Information and codes for filling out proposal submission and other agreement forms.

Basic information

Full Legal Name: 

  • The Regents of the University of California; University of California San Diego.
  • For Grants.gov and ASSIST 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: CA050
  • UCSD Medical Center in Hillcrest: CA050
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO): CA050

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

Institutional codes

SAM Unique Entity ID (UEI)

To learn about the federal government's transition from DUNS Number to New Unique Entity Identifier, click here (U.S. General Services Administration)

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: UYTTZT6G9DT1 (NEW)
    • Expiration Date: December 21, 2024
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography (except NIH): QJ8HMDK7MRM3
    • Expiration Date: December 6, 2024
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography NIH Proposals: UYTTZT6G9DT1 (NEW) 
    • Expiration Date: December 21, 2024

DUNS Numbers

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: 804355790
    • If required by a sponsor, the DUNS “plus four segment” is 8188 
    • Expiration Date: 02/17/2024
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography (except NIH): 175104595
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography NIH Proposals: 804355790 

 Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) / Employer ID Number (EIN)

Employer ID Number (EIN) (to be used on ASSIST applications)

  • 1956006144A1

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

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

UC San Diego Employee State ID number

  • 935-0505-5 ESIN

ASAP Recipient ID's 

  • General Campus and Health Sciences: 1153040
  • Scripps Institution of Oceanography: 0690480

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)

National Science Fountation (NSF) Awardee Organization Codes

General Campus and Health Sciences: 0013177000

Scripps Institution of Oceanography: 0013177010 

National Institutes of Health (NIH) codes

PHS/NIH Entity Identification Number: 1956006144A1

PHS/NIH Institutional Profile File Number: 0577507

Compliance

Human Subjects Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) Federal-Wide Assurance Number: FWA00004495 (Expiration Date: September 23, 2024)

NOTE: Due to a character limit in NIH ASSIST do not use the "FWA" prefix when entering the assurance number

Animal Welfare Assurance Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) Number: D16-00020

Indirect Cost (IDC) 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

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): 

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

Phone: (339) 232-3739
Fax: 619-221-5602 or -5615

Email: judith.a.michaud6.civ@us.navy.mil

Single Audit Report for Incoming Subaward Sponsors

The 2021-2022 Single Audit Report and the associated Letter to Pass-Through Entities are now available on the UCOP Single Audit Reports website.

Subrecipient Profile - Federal Demonstration Partnership (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-through 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(PDF), check the FDP Clearinghouse for the institutional profile, download and provide it to the Sponsored Projects Office (SPO).

Payments

University of California, San Diego Payment Information

Updated 1/1/24

UCSD’s preferred method of payment is ACH for domestic and Wire for foreign.

Please note that the Routing Number and bank address are different for ACHs and for Wires

ACHs (preferred method):  

  • UCSD bank Receiving Bank name and address:
Bank of America, NA
P.O. Box 37025
San Francisco, CA 94137, USA
    • Account number: 1233018188
    • Routing (ABA) number: 121000358
    • Account name: University of California, San Diego
    • Type of Account: Checking

  • Please be sure that payments are properly identified by providing the following information in order to assist UCSD in identifying the payment:
    • UCSD fund number or contract/ grant number 
    • UCSD invoice number 
    • Principal investigator, department name, department contact name 
    • Any other information that will facilitate the identification of the payment 
    • Exact amount of incoming funds

 

Wires- (Foreign/Domestic)

  • UCSD bank information name and address:
Bank of America, NA
100 West 33rd Street
New York, NY 10001, USA
    • Account number: 1233018188
    • Routing (ABA) number: 0260-0959-3
    • CHIPS address: 0959
    • SWIFT address: BOFAUS3N
    • Account name: University of California, San Diego
    • Type of Account: Checking

  • Please be sure that payments are properly identified. Please provide the following information in order to assist UCSD in identifying the payment:
    • UCSD financial project number or contract/ grant number
    • UCSD invoice number
    • Principal investigator, department name, department contact name
    • Any other information that will facilitate the identification of the payment
    • Exact amount of incoming funds

 

Physical checks:

  • Payments should be sent to:

UCSD Campus Main Depository 

P.O. Box 741539

Los Angeles, CA 90074 - 1539

  • Checks being delivered via courier (e.g., FedEx) recipient address should be:

Student Services Center Attn: Cashier’s Office 9500 Gilman Drive

First Floor South, Suite 170

La Jolla, CA 92093

  • Please be sure that payments are properly identified. Please provide the following information in order to assist UCSD in identifying the payment:
    • A copy of the invoice being paid.
    • UCSD financial project number or contract/ grant number
    • UCSD invoice number
    • Principal investigator, department name, department contact name
    • Any other information that will facilitate the identification of the payment
    • Exact amount of incoming funds
    • Email notifications should be sent to: accountsreceivable@ucsd.edu

  • Refer to official campus letter that outlines these instructions for directing payments for UC San Diego sponsored research banking information.  
  • Departments are responsible for wire/bank fees. To avoid fees, domestic wires are discouraged in favor of ACH payments.

Resources from University of California Office of the President (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

For more information or questions email researchadmin@ucsd.edu.