Useful Institutional Information

Applicant or Awardee Organization

For Evanston:
Northwestern University Office for Sponsored Research (OSR)
1801 Maple Ave. 2nd Floor, Suite 2410
Evanston, IL 60201-3149
For Chicago:
Northwestern University Office for Sponsored Research (OSR)
750 N. Lake Shore Drive, Rubloff 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611-4579

Institutional (OSR) Official

Shandra White
Executive Director
Office for Sponsored Research (Evanston campus)
1801 Maple Ave.
2nd Floor, Suite 2410
Evanston, IL 60201-3149
Phone: (847) 491-3003
Fax: (847) 491-4800
Office for Sponsored Research (Chicago Campus)
750 N. Lake Shore Dr., Rubloff 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611-4579
Phone: (312) 503-7955
Fax: (312) 503-2234

Institutional Identifiers (e.g. CAGE, DUNS, EIN)

CAGE (Commercial and Government Entity) Code Evanston - 39GV5
Chicago - 01725
Cognizant Federal Agency /
Cognizant Cost-Negotiation Agency (DHHS)
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Cost Allocation Services, Central States Field Office
1301 Young Street, Room 732
Dallas, TX 75202
Contact: Arif Karim
Phone: (214) 767-3261
Fax: (214) 767-3264
Cognizant Administrative Contracting Officer (ACO) -
Office of Naval Research
Patricia Woodhouse
Contract Administrator
Office of Naval Research - Chicago
John C. Kluczynski Federal Building
230 S. Dearborn, Room 380
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312-886-1991
Congressional District Evanston - 9
Chicago – 7
(Use IL-009 or IL-007 as applicable for solicitation)
Dun and Bradstreet # (DUNS#) Evanston - 160079455
Chicago – 005436803
Employer Identification Number (EIN) 36-2167817
Employer Identification Number (EIN) - NIH format / NIH Entity Number
Federal Interagency Committee on Education Code (FICE) 001739
Federal Region Number 5
NAICS (North American Industry Classification System Code) 611310
NIH Institutional Profile Number Evanston- 6144601
Chicago - 6144650
NSF Institutional Code Evanston - 0017392000
Chicago - 0017400000
NU Date of Incorporation January 29, 1851
Type of Institution Nonprofit educational institution
University Financial and Tax Information including IRS Tax Exempt Status Accounting Services

Institutional Assurances

Animal Assurance Number
D16-00182 (A3283-01) (exp. 05/31/2022)
Annual Report on Possible Research Misconduct Please reference the Office for Research Integrity (ORI)
Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) Accreditation date

The animal care and use program was first accredited October 9, 1985 and continues to maintain full accreditation. AAALAC International File Number: 000602. Please reference the Center for Comparative Medicine (CCM)

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act Responsible Official Andrea Hall (ORS)
Cost Accounting Standards Report
DS2 Revision #3 submitted 06/29/2015
DHHS Rate Agreement Date 06/12/2019
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Compliance Form Contact
Federalwide Assurance Identification Number (FWA) 00001549 (exp. 03/08/2021)
Illinois Department of Human Rights' Public Contracts Number 103054-00 (exp. 06/22/2021)
IRB Registration Number IORG0000247 Registration expires on 09/02/2020 (Evanston & Chicago)
State Clearinghouse Executive Order 12372 Illinois no longer participates. If solicitation says program is covered, for the proposals indicate: Program has not been selected by state for review.
State of Illinois Good Standing May 7, 2013
USDA Registration 33-R-0129
USA Patriot Act Responsible Official Andrea Hall (ORS)
VETS 100/100A report(s) Filed 2013

Institutional Audit Information

Single Audit Contact
Janet Flake Maher
Associate Director of Operations
Accounting Services for Research and Sponsored Programs (ASRSP)
633 Clark St, Crown Center G547
Evanston, IL 60208-1112
phone: (847) 491-0113
fax:  (847) 467-2557
Cognizant Audit Agency
Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
Office of Audit Services
105 West Adams Street
Chicago, IL 60603
Contact: Sheri Fulcher, Regional Inspector General of Audit Services
Phone: (312) 353-2618
Fax: (312) 353-3814

Institutional Documents and References (e.g. Annual Reports, Financial Statements)