Exception Request Process
Responsibility Matrix - Vice President for Research and Office of Sponsored Projects
|Area||OSP Responsibilities||OVPR Responsibilities||Process to Request Exceptions|
Review proposal packages ensuring proposal meets:
OVPR can grant exceptions for:
1) PI requests exception to ADR* prior to submission deadline (copying OSP)
|F&A Rate Usage||Review budget and budget justification and apply:|
a) 2 CFR 200 Cost Principles and
b) UNM's federally directed indirect rate agreement,
c) the agency's published guideline rate, or
d) UNM’s state agency rate memo.
When outside of standard policy, procedure, process and/or guideline, consider exceptions to use a different rate from our rate agreements and 2 CFR 200 following the F&A Waiver Process.
PI requests exception to standard F&A waiver process:
|On/Off Campus F&A Rate Determination|
Follow on/off campus rate determination guidance to review proposals that request off campus rate. Proposal should include a clear and detailed budget justification indicating off campus location where SOW is being conducted and percentage of time spent at that location. Proposal budget must include lease or rent of off campus location if the location is not being provided by a sponsoring agency.
Consider exception to use a different rate from OSP determination.
PI requesting off campus rate:
1) PI submits exception to ADR
Enforce Uniform Guidance (UG) on cost share §200.306. Follow UNM policy 2430 which states UNM will agree to cost share only when required by the sponsor.
Support enforcement of Uniform Guidance and UNM policy 2430.
UNM cost share only allowed when required by the sponsor. No exceptions.
* Provost Units will submit to Nicole Dopson (Student Affairs Continuing Education, Honors College, Diversity Programs and UNM Branches)
VPR units will submit to Patricia Henning