What is included in Indirect Costs?

Total Costs for a sponsored award typically include both Direct Costs and Indirect Costs.

Direct Costs include:

  • Instruction
  • Sponsored Research
  • Other Sponsored Activities
  • Other Institutional Activities

Please refer to Direct Costs for more information.

Indirect Costs include:

  • Building Use Allowance
  • Equipment Use Allowance/Depreciation
  • Operation and Maintenance
  • General Administration
  • Department Administration
  • Sponsored Project Administration
  • Library
  • Student Administration

Please refer to the What are F&A Costs? page for more information.