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Department of Health and Human Services

Office of Inspector General -- AUDIT

"Review of Administrative and Clerical Costs at the University of California, San Francisco, for the Period July 1, 2004, Through June 30, 2006," (A-09-07-00073)

March 10, 2008

PDF File Complete Text of Report is available in PDF format (328 kb). Copies can also be obtained by contacting the Office of Public Affairs at 202-619-1343.


The objective of our audit was to determine whether the University of California, San Francisco (the University) claimed reimbursement for administrative and clerical expenses as direct costs to National Institutes of Health grants, contracts, and other agreements in accordance with applicable Federal regulations.  We found that the University substantially complied with Federal regulations for claiming reimbursement for administrative and clerical expenses.  The University made minor clerical errors in charging costs.  However, University officials stated that the errors have been corrected.  Consequently, our report contains no recommendations.