Research Financial Services News

​The latest news and announcements from Research Financial Services.

New Sponsored Programs Facilities and Administrative Costs Policy


The Office for Research is pleased to announce the implementation of a new Sponsored Programs Facilities and Administrative Costs Policy (section 90.1.1 in the Rutgers Policy Library). Read full announcement

Important Change to RBHS Unique Entity Identifier


As of July 1, 2022, all RBHS sponsored research and program activity must be submitted under a new RBHS consolidated UEI number. Read full announcement

NJ Fringe Benefit Rates Delay


The delay in establishing the FY22 Fringe Benefit Rates has extended much further into the year than anticipated. The unprecedented delay is a result of the State of NJ not yet having had its rate approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Cost Allocation Services (DHHSCAS). The Rutgers rate is a composite that is largely comprised of cost-drivers from State benefit programs, and thus we cannot implement FY22 rates until the State receives its approval from the federal agency. Read full announcement

Research Financial Services In-Service Days


Effective April 2022, Research Financial Services will implement an in-service day, or no meeting Fridays, to focus on productivity and service to our customers - demonstrating our commitment to excellence.