Cost Studies Links

This page contains links to both Federal policies and Northwestern University policies applicable to the Office of Cost Studies.

Federal Policies

Description Link
OMB Circular A-21 (Cost Principles for Educational Institutions) OMB Circular A-21
OMB Circular A-110 (Grants and Agreements with Institutions of Higher Education, Hospitals, and Other Non-Profit Organizations) OMB Circular A-110
OMB Circular A-133 (Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations) OMB Circular A-133

Northwestern University Policies

Description Link
Charging sponsored projects Charging Sponsored Projects
Cost share from/to sponsored projects Cost Sharing for Sponsored Accounts
Cost transfers to Sponsored Projects Cost Transfers to Sponsored Accounts
Effort Reporting related
policies and procedures
Effort Reporting Policies:
- Key Effort Reporting Policies
Reporting Calendar:
- Effort Reporting Periods
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Effort Roles and Responsibilities
Purchase of personal computers and
electronic devices on sponsored projects
Purchase of Personal Computers and Electronic
Devices on Sponsored Projects


Introduction to Effort Reporting Online Mini Course

Introduction to Salary Cost Transfers Online Mini Course