RA Tuition and Salaries


Research Assistant tuition and salaries are divided among Sponsored Research WBS's, Funds Non-Sponsored (Internal Orders) and General Cost Centers as follows:

  • Salary is budgeted in the appropriate Sponsored Research/Fund Sponsored Cost Object (WBS) or Fund Non-Sponsored Cost Object (Internal Order). For more information on budgeting WBS elements or Internal Orders, please see the Budget Preparation Guide on the NIMBUS Launcher page.
  • 50% of the RA tuition for the academic year is budgeted as Non-base to the General Cost Centers assigned to the department. Most of these appear in the Cost Center range from 1703200 through 1709999.
  • 100% of summer tuition for RAs not registered for thesis or pre-thesis units is budgeted to the WBS or Fund Non-Sponsored (Internal Order) Cost Objects.