There are usually three separate components that need to be accounted for when budgeting Graduate Students in a proposal.
Grad Staff Salary
Budgeting Grad Staff salary is no different than any other AY/FY salary to be budgeted. As a standard practice, any budgeted Grad Staff should have either a 25% or 50% effort listed in the salary line.
- For instructions on how to budget Academic Year Salary, please go HERE
- For instructions on how to budget Fiscal Year Salary, please go HERE
Grad Fee Remissions
Fee Remits for Graduate Staff must be budgeted as its own line and separate from Student Insurance.
1. Click on the “Other Direct Costs” link in the left navigation pane.
2. Add a new Direct Cost line. For instructions click HERE.
3. Select the line Type: Grad Fee Remissions
4. Utilize the Grad Student Budget Estimate resource to determine the correct amount to be budgeted.
5. Enter the appropriate amount in the “Funds Requested ($)” field.
6. Click “Save”
7. Repeat steps 1-6 for all additional budgeted Grad Staff.
Grad Student Insurance
Insurance for Graduate Staff should no longer be budgeted as its own line. The centrally maintained University approved Employee Benefit rates now encompass all Grad Insurance costs and are automatically applied when budgeting Grad Salary. Please make certain that the appropriate "Salary Type" based on the applicable FTE is utilized for each Grad Staff who has budgeted salary to ensure that the system applies the accurate rate.