Colleges' Legal Name

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Federal Unique Identifiers (DUNS and SAM numbers)

DUNS: 07-968-0203


Federal Tax ID Number (EIN)




Federalwide Assurance Number (for Protection of Human Subjects)



Facilities and Administrative Costs (Indirect Costs)

The Indirect Cost rate for the Colleges is the federally negotiated rate for this institution. The Cognizant Agency is DHHS.

On Campus Rate: 67% - Applied to base of salaries and wages, excluding fringe benefits.

Off Campus Rate: 21% - Contact Office of Sponsored Programs for confirmation prior to utilizing this rate.

Fringe Benefit Rate

28% on faculty summer salary & wages, except 18% for proposals to NIH (DHHS).

33% on full-time, 12-month non-faculty appointments.

To determine rate for faculty AY compensation, and for other non-faculty, contact Office of Sponsored Programs.

Fringe Benefit Rate for summer students

8.65% (FICA & Workers' Compensation only)

Mileage Reimbursement (as of 1/1/23)


Faculty Summer Salary Support (9 month appointment)

Salary ÷ 9 × the # or fraction of months of summer support. This is faculty effort expressed in “person-months.” Non-faculty use percentage of total calendar year base salary instead of person-months. Contact OSP with any questions.

Student Wages & Minimum Wage (as of 12/31/2022)

New York State's minimum wage rate is currently $14.20 and will increase over time to $15.00 based upon an indexed schedule to be set by the Director of the NYS Division of the Budget in consultation with the Department of Labor following an annual review.

Government Representatives

U.S. Senators

Charles E. Schumer (D) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D)

Congressional District


U.S. Representative

Claudia Tenney (R)

Senate District


State Senator

Pamela Helming (R)

Assembly District


State Assemblyman

Jeff Gallahan (R)