IU Rates (Fringe, Facility & Admin)

Rates for Retirement and Fringe Benefits

Effective July 1, 2021

Use these rates on all proposals. These are pooled benefits and all persons are charge based upon object codes and not on benefit entitlement.

Group Identifiers
GroupDescriptionObject CodesRATE
  • Academic exempt
  • Academic non-exempt
  • Professional exempt
  • Professional non-exempt
  • 2000, 2003, 2005, 2008
  • 2280, 2288
  • 2400, 2408
  • 2480, 2488
BSummer session salary for 10 month appointees201027.51%
CNon-exempt staff250039.98%
DHourly non-student appointees in positions requiring more than 900 annual hours of work (includes PERF retirement plan)3050, 3100, 3200, 320519.45%
EHourly non-student appointees in positions with less than 900 annual hours of work2300 through 2310, 3000, 3150, 32506.98%
FSupplemental payments for those doing internal consulting4580, 45886.98%
GQualified graduate student employees (Appointed at 37.5% or more for at least one full semester, and taking at least 6 credit hours); or qualified fellowship recipientsN/A1, 2
(See Additional Rates below)
Group Rate Detail
GroupRetirementFICAOther Fringe BenefitsTotal

Additional rates

1Group G: Graduate Student Health Insurance
Calendar Year
Jan 1 – Dec 31
Jan 1 – July 31
Aug 1- Dec 31

2Group G: Graduate Student Fee Remissions

Budget graduate student fee remissions in accordance with University Policy SPA-11-010, “Payments and Fee Remissions to Graduate Students on Sponsored Programs”.

Indiana University 2020-21 Operating Budget - Employee Benefit Calculation Percentages

Additional rates are available from the University Budget Office 2020-21 Operating Budget Employee Benefit Calculation Percentages document.

Lab Animal Resources Per Diem Rates

  • School of Medicine
  • Bloomington
  • School of Science
    Contact: Chris Konz
    IUPUI School of Science, LD222
    (317) 274-2870
  • School of Dentistry
    Contact: Janice Warrick-Polakoff
    Director, IUSD Bioresearch Facility

Lodging and Per Diem Rates

Lodging is reimbursed at actual cost and Per Diem at the rates used by the federal government. Rates vary based on destination. When the city is unknown, it is suggested that you budget Per Diem at $64 for domestic travel to most large cities.

Calculating F & A costs for your proposal

Base is modified total direct costs (MTDC), consisting of all salaries and wages, fringe benefits, materials, supplies, services, travel, and sub-grants and subcontracts up to the first $25,000 of each sub-grant or subcontract (regardless of the period covered by the sub-grant or subcontract). Modified total direct costs shall exclude equipment, capital expenditures, charges for patient care, tuition remission, rental costs of off-site facilities, scholarships, and fellowships as well as the portion of each sub-grant or subcontract in excess of $25,000.

Contact Proposal & Award Services for help

All Campuses:

  • Email: iuprop@iu.edu