OMB Uniform Guidance

Additional Resources

RESEARCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS (RTC)

The latest revised Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) were announced on March 14, 2017.  The RTCs address and implement the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200). 

As of April 3, 2017 the following agencies have implemented the RTCs on grants and cooperative agreements:

  • NIH
  • NSF
  • DOE

The following agency has an anticipated implementation date of June 2017 for use of the RTCs:

  • USDA/NIFA

    The following agencies have an anticipated implementation date of October 2017 for use of the RTCs:

      • NASA
      • Dept. of Commerce (including NOAA)
      • Dept. of Transportation (including FAA)
      • Dept. of Homeland Security

      The following agency has an anticipated implementation date of December 2017 for use of the RTCs:

      • EPA

      The following RTC-related documents are also now available: 

      UCSB RESOURCES

      Departmental Costing Guidelines

      Uniform Guidance Definitions

      Decision Tree:  Direct charging administrative/clerical salaries

      AGENCY RESOURCES

      National Institutes of Health (NIH)

      NIH Implementation of Uniform Guidance

      NIH Implementation FAQs and Useful Tips

      National Science Foundation (NSF)

      NSF Implementation of Uniform Guidance

      Answers to NSF Implementation FAQs

      Additional FAQs on NSF's Implementation of the UG

      ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

      Webinars

      Links to the Uniform Guidance 1-27-14 Training Webcast and Corresponding Slides:

      COFAR Training Intro 1-27-14 (about 11 min.)

      http://youtu.be/SOET4b-7my8

      COFAR Training Administrative Requirements 1-27-14 (about 1.5 hours):


      http://youtu.be/BP3l3PjI1JQ
      Slides: COFAR Training Administrative Requirements 1-27-14 Slides


      COFAR Training Cost Principles 1-27-14 (about 35 min):


      http://youtu.be/q0rWXdy2ICM
      Slides: COFAR Training Cost Principles 1-27-14 Slides


      COFAR Training Audit Requirements 1-27-14 (about 50 min):

      http://youtu.be/g-U8HGbbC-Y
      Slides: COFAR Training Audit Requirements 1-27-14 Slides