Texas A&M University-Kingsville

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Frequently Asked Questions

Proposal Information

Rebecca Davis, Ph.D.

Executive Director of the ORSP & Institutional Authorized Representative

ORSP Phone: (361) 593-3344 • ORSP Fax: (361) 593-3344
ORSP E-mail: osr@tamuk.edu
700 University Blvd., MSC 201
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202


  1. What is the University’s Dunn and Bradstreet (DUNS) number?

    DUNS Number: 868154089

  2. What is the Employer Identification or Taxpayer number for the University

    EIN/Taxpayer ID number: 746001530

  3. What is the Animal Welfare Assurance number?

    Animal Welfare Assurance: #A3424-01

  4. What is the Federal Wide Assurance for Human subjects number?

    Federal Wide Assurance for Human Subjects: #FWA00001427

  5. What is the Federal Interagency Commission of Education (FICE) code?

    FICE code: 003639. This is also referred to as the Title IV code or the OPE number.

  6. What is the date for the indirect cost agreement between TAMUK and Department of Housing and Human Services, and what is the indirect cost rate and the Cognizant Federal Agency that establishes that rate?

    The agreement date is July 26, 2012.

    The current indirect cost is 38% of Modified Total Direct Cost. The cognizant agency is the Department of Health and Human Services. A copy of the agreement can be found here. The contact information is USDA-HHS, Division Cost Allocation, Central Office, Attn: Denise Shirlee, 214-767-3313.

  7. TAMUK resides in what federal and state government districts?

    Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Kingsville campus - Kingsville, Texas
    • United States Congressional District: TX-034
    • Texas State Senate District: 27 / Texas State House District 43

    Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Citrus Center - Weslaco, Texas
    • United States Congressional Districts: TX-034 & TX-015
    • Texas State Senate District: 27 / Texas State House Districts 35, 39, 40
  8. What is the University's Cage Code?

    Cage Code-1SQR7

  9. What is the University's state agency number?

    State agency: 732

  10. What authority does TAMUK use to enter into contracts?

    TAMUK Authority 87.30 Texas Education Code

  11. What if I need tax exempt status document or audit reports for my proposal?

    Follow these links for tax status or auditing reports.

  12. Who is on the Board of Regents?

    Current Board of Regents for Texas A&M University - Kingsville

  13. If an RFP calls for pre-proposals, do I submit it through ORSP?

    Yes, if the agency requires that the Authorized Institutional Representative sign the pre-proposal.

    No, if an official signature is not required.

    (Be careful about Regulatory Requirements)

  14. If my proposal is funded, how do I get started?

    A project summary with account numbers and other relevant information will be sent to you. THe ORSP encourages a visit with our staff to get you off to a good start.

  15. What is the procedure to be able to pay someone with grant funds?

    Request Form 500 or EPA. Provide accurate and complete information to prevent delays. Route the form for appropriate signatures.

  16. Whom should I contact with questions about expenditures and fiscal issues for a funded proposal?

    The Office of Post Award within the ORSP can assist you. Personnel issues are the most frequent source of problems with a funded project. Also, with FAMIS access, you can obtain information about your project account. Other regulatory and /or budgeting questions should be directed to the Grant Accountant in the ORSP (ext. 4815).

  17. How can I get information on potential funding sources relevant to my interests?

    ORSP sends select RFPs via email. It is important that you contact the ORSP to ensure we have your name and email address. The ORSP website lists RFPs under subject areas. All federal agencies post their "grants & contracts" activity on the internet. Generally, you can find this by searching for the acronym followed by "gov".

  18. What are the fringe benefit rates for the current fiscal year?

    Click for current rates

  19. What is IRB registration # for Texas A&M University-Kingsville?

    IRB00001644

This page was last updated on: August 26, 2013