College of Liberal Arts

Indirect Cost Return/Overhead return

How it Works

Each September 18% of the IDC generated by a unit the previous calendar year is returned to that unit.  

The college retains 7%.

The remainder is used to fund university-wide services, such as OSP, Contracts and Grants, HR, etc.




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Tips or FAQs

  • To obtain specific information about the IDC return for your unit, email Emily Bailey with your request.

Last Modified: 11 September 2014