Facilities and Administrative Costs – Costs that are incurred for common or joint objectives and, therefore,  cannot be identified readily and specifically with a particular sponsored project, an instructional activity, or any other institutional activity. F&A costs are synonymous with Indirect Costs.

As a recipient of Federal funds,  UCI is required to negotiate a facilities and administrative (F&A) cost rate agreement to establish F&A cost rates for use with UCI’s extramural awards