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Division of Financial Services

Sponsored Programs Accounting
Kansas State University
Unger Complex
2323 Anderson Ave.
Suite 600
Manhattan, KS 66502

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Overhead Allocation & SRO Distribution

The following distributions went into effect on July 1, 2022, and apply to all sponsored projects on the Manhattan campus that generate sponsored research overhead, or SRO.

SRO returned to central administration50.0%
SRO returned to the Academic Unit(s) generating the award 1,241.5%
SRO returned to the Office of the Vice President for Research
SRO provided to the Libraries




Distribution to the college(s), department(s), and other administrative units of the pertinent investigators will follow the credit distribution entered in the Cayuse SP system at the time the proposal was submitted.

2The above distributions apply to Manhattan campus units only. Campus-specific SRO arrangements will continue to apply for Salina and Olathe and will be periodically reviewed.