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Other Contractual Services


Other Contractual Services budget category is used for line item costs to Vendors or Suppliers who provide routine services for a fee. These are paid by an invoice or purchase order, and do NOT typically use a formal contract.

Examples include:

  • Telephone
  • Consultant Travel
  • Advertising
  • Shipping
  • Rent
  • Inpatient and outpatient hospital charges
  • Laboratory Fees
  • Campus Services
  • Outside Services, including Subcontracts


Review guidance for preparing proposals with subawards and the UW policy for Sponsored Subaward Administration.

Each subaward should be listed separately, using the UW sub-object code 03-62 (subcontract) and the F&A should be calculated following GIM 13 guidelines.