SPARC Important & Useful Information

For university enrollment, demographics, top majors, etc., view the Institutional Research & Assessment dashboards.

Additional Faculty and Staff Resources

Proposal/Application Information

Proposals need to be submitted to SPARC 10 days prior to agency deadline for review.

Official Authorized to Submit Proposals SPARC Director
Submitting Organization Southern Utah University
General Business & Official Correspondence Address 351 W University Blvd
BB 312D
Cedar City, UT 84720-2415
Type of Organization Public/State Controlled Institution of Higher Education
Congressional District UT-002
Federal Cognizant Audit Agency Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
UEI Number (Unique Entity Identifier) C8WLYVK4EYL1
DUNS Number (Dun & Bradstreet) 020917670
NSF Institution Code 0036780000
Institutional IRB Assurance Numbers IORG0006302

Budget Development Tools

Calculating IDC/F&A

SUU's federally-negotiated Indirect Cost (IDC) rate (also known as Facilities and Administrative, or F&A, Cost) is 45% of any Salaries, Wages, and Benefits (SWB) charged to the grant.

  • Sum of all SWB x (multiplied by) .45 = IDC/F&A Cost

All other rates specified in the Request for Proposal (RFP) or Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) need to be processed by SPARC Office personnel.

Salary/Wage & Benefit Information - Supplemental vs. Overload Pay

SUU Policy 6.9: Faulty & Academic Administrator Supplemental & Overload Compensation
SUU Policy 8.3.8: Staff & Non-Academic Administrators Supplemental & Overload Compensation (Pending Approval)
Federal Register 2 CFR Ch 1-2, Part 200.430-31

Part-Time/Temporary Employment (Student Workers)

SUU Policy 5.32: Part-Time and Temporary Employment guidance with hiring, hourly pay rates, and benefit rates.

Fringe Benefits

Benefit rates are respective to the type of compensation:

  • Supplemental Pay Benefits — Calculated specific to an individual.
  • Overload Pay Benefits — Specific to university rates.
  • Part-Time/Temporary Employment — Determined by SPARC Office personnel.

Please contact the SPARC Office for further assistance.

Travel Information

If traveling outside the U.S., please be aware of federal funding restrictions on airlines - Fly America Act 1974

Travel Mileage and Per Diem Rates

See SUU Fleet Operations. Mileage to Common Destinations.

Equipment Information


  • Capital Assets: Federal Register 2 CFR Ch 1-2, Part 200.12
  • Equipment: Federal Register 2 CFR Ch 1-2, Part 200.33, 200.48,200.58, 200.89, 200.94
  • Special Purpose: Federal Register 2 CFR Ch 1-2, Part 200.89
  • General Purpose, Technology, and Supplies: Federal Register 2 CFR Ch 1-2, Part 200.48,200.58, 200.94

SUU Policy 5.24: Purchasing