Quick Info / Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Proposal Information:

    Diana P. Luna

    Director of Contracts and Grants

    ORGS Phone: (361) 593-3344 • ORGS Fax: (361) 593-3409
    ORGS E-mail: osr@tamuk.edu
    700 University Blvd., MSC 201
    Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202

  2. Where is the Office of Research & Graduate Studies office located?


    The ORGS office is in College Hall, Room 150. Some may know it as the old Registrar's office.

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

    DUNS Number: 868154089

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

    EIN/Taxpayer ID number: 746001530

  5. What is the Animal Welfare Assurance number?

    Animal Welfare Assurance: #A3424-01

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

    Federal Wide Assurance for Human Subjects: #FWA00001427

  7. 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.

  8. What is the date of 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.

  9. 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
  10. What is the University's Cage Code?

    Cage Code-1SQR7

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

    State agency: 732

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

    TAMUK Authority 87.30 Texas Education Code

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

    The most recent editions The IRS Tax-Exempt Determination Letter and the A133 Audit Letter files are both found on the ORGS Forms page.

  14. Who is on the Board of Regents?

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

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

    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)

  16. 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 ORGS encourages a visit with our staff to get you off to a good start.

  17. 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.

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

    The Office of Post Award within the ORGS 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 ORGS (ext. 4915).

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

    ORGS sends select RFPs via email. It is important that you contact the ORGS to ensure we have your name and email address. The ORGS 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".

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

    Click for current rates

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


This page was last updated on: April 25, 2018