Policies and Procedures


Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) is delaying implementation of the new procurement requirements under the OMB 2 CFR §200.110(a) until July 1, 2017 and will continue to follow previous guidance.

It is a compliance requirement to follow the University Procurement guidelines when procuring goods and services using sponsored funds. Additionally, you should pay attention to individual sponsor award terms and conditions to ensure that award procurement requirements are noted and followed.

*All research and administrative policies and procedures are currently under review/update.


Guidance documents based on the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Uniform Guidance.


  1. Pre-Award Manual
  2. Effective and Applicability Date of Federal Regulations to Sponsored Awards
  3. What PI and Administrators Need to Know Based on the Uniform Guidance after 12/26/14
  4. Principal Investigators and Administrators Quick Guide
  5. Guidance on NIH Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)
  6. Pre-Award Guidance for Principal Investigators under Uniform Guidance
  7. Just In Time Process
  8. Guidance on Establishment of Multiple Principal Investigator Awards
  9. Guidance on Rigor and Reproducibility


  1. Post Award Manual
  2. Guidance on Determining Allowability of Cost
  3. Guidance on Award Transfer
  4. Direct Costing on Sponsored Projects
  5. Guidance on Charging Expenses to Sponsored Awards
  6. Guidance on Charging Meals to Federal and State Grants
  7. Guidance on Direct Cost Versus Facilities & Administrative (Indirect) Costs
  8. Guidance on Entertainment, Meal and Travel Expenses Related to Sponsored Research Awards
  9. Guidance on Exchange Rates
  10. Guidance on Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)
  11. Guidance on Participant Support Costs
  12. Guidance on Stipends for Sponsored Awards
  13. Guidance on Travel Costs and Fly American Act and Open Skies Agreement


  1. FAQ Direct Charging of Administrative and Clerical Salaries
  2. FAQ on Computing Devices Costing Less Than $5,000 Based on the Uniform Guidance after December 26, 2014
  3. FAQ on Export Control


  1. Glossary & Acronyms


Federal Regulations

A-21 Treatment of Administrative and Clerical Salaries

Internal Controls Resources