Institutional Information

Codes Numbers

SAM Unique Entity ID - expires 08/06/2024


DUNS Number (Data Universal Numbering System)


EIN or TIN (Employer/Taxpayer ID Number)


CAGE Code (Commercial & Governmental Entity Code)


Human Subjects FWA (Federal-wide Assurance) expires 10/16/2023


IACUC Animal Welfare Assurance number (Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee)


Congressional District


OPE Number (Office of Post-Secondary Education)


IPEDS Code (Integrated Post-Secondary Education Data System)


NAICS Classification Code (North American Industry Classification System)


NSF Fastlane Awardee Code (National Science Foundation)


NIH Institutional Profile Number (National Institutes of Health)


DHHS EIN number (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)



Institutional Official Contacts Contact Details

Applicant Legal Name

University of South Alabama

Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR)*

Ms. Lynne U. Chronister
Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Contact Address

Office for Research & Economic Development
University of South Alabama
307 N. University Blvd., AD 200
Mobile, AL  36688-0002

Phones & Email Address

Phone: (251) 460-6333

Fax: (251) 460-7955

**Use "awards" for proposals in lieu of the VP's personal email address

Contact Information for Pre-Award Negotiation & Post-Award Administrative Issues

Dr. Matthew Reichert, Interim Director

Office of Sponsored Projects Administration
Administration Building, Room 200

(251) 460-7888

**Use "spaagreements"for agreements in lieu of the Executive Director's personal email address

Contact Information for Research Financial Administration

Mr. Bubba Sheffield, Director

Office of Grants & Contracts Accounting
Administration Building, Room 362

(251) 460-6052  

**Use "ogca" for invoices in lieu of the Director's personal email address


*Official who is designated to give assurances, make commitments, and execute such documents on behalf of the University of South Alabama as may be required by federal and state sponsors and other organizations which provide financial assistance to the University. The signature of an authorized official certifies that commitments made on grant proposals can be honored; and ensures that all sponsored agreements conform to federal regulations, sponsor guidelines, and University policies.