Frequently Asked Questions
Accounting units are generally serviced by the Financial Services division by range. You can reference the accounting unit ranges and types at the Chart of Accounts Structure page. A general guide is listed below.
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SPA Grant Administrators, by department
Our tax id number is 36-1408475.
SPA has created a detailed walkthrough for generating select SPA reports in Webfocus. Access the tutorial here: Generating Select Reports in WebFOCUS (PDF).
Use the Grant Available Balance tutorial for step-by-step instructions on how to use WebFOCUS to access available balance information.
Use the Gift Available Balance tutorial for step-by-step instructions on how to use WebFOCUS to access available balance information.
The current fringe benefit rates are available on our rates page.
The current indirect cost (facilities and administration) rates are available on our rates page.
The current mileage rate is available on the finance department's website on their mileage reimbursement page.
The current daily meal allowance is available on the finance department's website, on their travel policy page. They give the allowance per meal and list the cities which are considered exceptions.
For departments at the Lakeshore Campus, the ORS office is located at the Granada Center Suite 400. For departments at the Medical School Campus, the ORS office is located at the CTRE Suite 124.
Lakeside ORS mailing address & other contact information:
6439 N. Sheridan Rd.
Granada Center, Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60626
HSD ORS mailing address & other contact information:
2160 South First Ave.
CTRE, Suite 124
Maywood, IL 60153
SPA mailing address & other contact information:
820 N. Michigan Ave
Lewis Towers 1300
Chicago, IL 60611