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Note: The applicant or applicant organization in all cases is The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (on behalf of The Board of Regents of the Universities of Wisconsin).  The Principal Investigator is not the official applicant and is not authorized to accept awards or enter into contracts on behalf of The Board of Regents.


Institutional Information
Applicant (legal name of submitting institution) University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (on behalf of the Board of Regents of the Universities of Wisconsin)
Address 1725 State Street 
La Crosse, WI  54601-3742
Checks should be made payable to University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Institution type Public/state controlled institution of higher education. 
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, a state agency, is a public, nonprofit educational institution exempt under Section 115(a)(1) of the IRS code.  In addition, donations, gifts, etc. to UWL are exempt under Section 170(c)(1).
Accreditation North Central Association
County La Crosse
Congressional district WI-003
DUNS 068191097 (should be used only with extramural grants and contracts)

Contact the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs for the EIN for grants and contracts.

Students needing an EIN for tax reporting purposes should contact the Cashier's Office at 608.785.8719.

Entity identification number/ institution code 0039198000

Business Type

Primary SIC Code

Primary NAICS Code

Educational Services

8221 - Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

611310 - Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools

Cognizant federal audit agency US Department of Health & Human Services 
200 Independence Avenue SW 
Washington, D.C.  20201 

Telephone:  202.619.0257 
Toll-free:  1.877.696.6775 
Census, Geographic, and Economic Data

La Crosse County QuickFacts from US Census Bureau

American Community Survey Data Profiles: Social, Economic, Housing, and Demographic Characteristics 

US Bureau of Labor Statistics: La Crosse Economy at a Glance, Wisconsin Economy at a Glance

WI Department of Revenue: WI Economic Indicators

WI Department of Workforce Development: WisConomy Economic and Labor Market Information; WI Employment, Industry, and Occupation ProjectionsWI County Workforce Profiles and Publications

State Assembly Legislative District

95th District (

State Senate District

32nd District (


Budget Information
Budget helper spreadsheet     Updated each FY with current fringe benefit rates
Fringe benefit rates Current Fringe Benefits Rates
Indirect cost rates (F&A) Current Indirect Cost Rates
Compliance & Policies
Animal Welfare Assurance Number (IACUC) D16-00603 (A4153-01) Approval date: 10/03/2007
FFATA Exempt from reporting total compensation of the five highest compensated officers
Human Subjects Assurance Number FWA00002685 Approval date: 06/14/2002
Health and Human Services (HHS) Assurance of Compliance

1. Title VI-Civil Rights Assurance (45 CFR 80)

2. Assurance Concerning the Handicapped (45 CFR 84)

3. Assurance Concerning Sex Discrimination (45 CFR 86)

4. Assurance Concerning Age Discrimination (45 CFR 90 & 45 CFR 91)

Filing date:  12/13/2006
HHS Independent Ethics Committee (IEC) IRB Registration Number 00001294
Institutional Review Board (IRB) # IRB00001294 Approval date: 06/14/2002
Institutional Review Board contact information Email:
Phone:  608.785.8124
Office of Research Integrity (ORI) 0578508
SAM registration Registration expires May 18, 2021
Other research compliance information See the ORSP compliance website.
UW System and UWL policies
Indirect cost rate agreements 

Current: Federal Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA) - dated 8/5/2020

Past: NICRA - dated 12/6/2016

Tax exempt status letter Certification of tax exempt status
RUI eligibility Contact the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs
Most Recent Single Audit Report 2018-2019 State of Wisconsin Audit
Review & Signature Authority
Extramural grants and subawards Reviewed and signed by: Melissa Nielsen
Sponsored research contracts and service contracts by Academic Affairs staff

Budget reviewed and approved by: Melissa Nielsen

Contract reviewed by: Nathan Schlavensky

Signed by: Sandra Chapman or Bob Hetzel

Copy sent to: Rachel Hoskins

All other contracts

Contract reviewed by: Nathan Schlavensky

Signed by: Sandra Chapman or Bob Hetzel

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