The following information is commonly requested from sponsoring agencies or organizations and must be included in your application submission.

Application Address:
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Dr.
Anchorage, AK  99508-4614

*Do not use the address of the PI, the school, institute or department.* This address references the UAA Grants & Contracts office where the award should be sent.

Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) :
Dr. Helena S. Wisniewski, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Research and Dean of the Graduate School
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Dr.
Anchorage, AK  99508-4614

Phone: 907.786.1065
Fax: 907.786.1791

By approving and signing a proposal submission, the AOR certifies that the University can administer and monitor a grant in compliance with federal regulations specific to educational institutions.

A proposal submitted to a sponsor without approval from the AOR may be withdrawn by the University if it fails to meet the standards outlined in the Proposal Review Policy.

Contracting Official:
Heather Paulsen
Director, Grants & Contracts Office
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Dr.
Anchorage, AK  99508-4614

Phone: 907.786.1663
Fax: 907.786.1791

Employer Identification Number(EIN): 92-6000147

Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN): Use EIN Number

DUNS Number: 07-666-4986

The above number should be used on all UAA proposals including Kenai College, Prince William Sound Community College, Kodiak College, and the Matanuska-Susitna College.

CAGE Number: ONVY4

Alaska Business License Number: 104849

Congressional District: AK-001

Title IV Code or FICE Institution Code: 011462

State Executive Order 12372 (State Single Point of Contact / Intergovernmental Review):
The State of Alaska does not participate in the intergovernmental review process and does not have a State Single Point of Contact (SPOC). In response to the question concerning Executive Order 12372 on the SF424 box #16.b., check “No” for “PROGRAM HAS NOT BEEN SELECTED BY STATE FOR REVIEW.”

Type of Applicant: State-Controlled Institution of Higher Education

Federal Cognizant Agency: 
Office of Naval Research
Indirect Cost Division
875 North Randolph Street
Arlington, VA  22203-1995

Contact: David F. Godfrey, Negotiator
Phone: 703.696.2586

Cognizant Field Audit Office:
Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA)
Federal Building, U.S. Courthouse
222 W 7th Ave, Mail Stop 71
Anchorage, AK  99513-7552

Tax Status:

The University of Alaska is a tax-exempt organization under Section 115 of the Internal Revenue Code, which provides for the exclusion of income for instrumentalities of a state or municipal government. It is a designation assigned to public institutions. Contributions to educational institutions, such as the University of Alaska, are tax-deductible by donors for federal income tax if made exclusively for public purposes as provided for in Section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Occasionally, even with the determination letter from the IRS, sponsors may feel more comfortable giving to the UA Foundation, which is a 501(c)(3)  organization. Contributions from private donors should be directed to UAA's University Advancement/ Development Office at 907.786.4847.

Animal Subjects (IACUC):
Animal Welfare Assurance Number (OLAW): A3710-01
USDA Animal Welfare Act Certificate Number: 96-R-0006

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) reviews and approves proposed research projects involving the use of live animals. The approval must be made prior to award. Refer to website:

Human Subjects (IRB):
UAA Federal Wide Assurance: FWA00000184
UAA Institutional IRB Registration Number: IRB00001046
UAA IRB Organization Number: 1ORG0000699

The IRB reviews/approves proposed research projects involving the use of human subjects. The approval must be made prior to award. Refer to website:

Summary Description of UAA for PIs:

brief description of UAA for PIs who require a summary of our University for a proposal submission.