Facilities and Administrative (F&A) cost rates and Service Centers are two important components of the Research function at the University. This course will provide you with a basic understanding of F&A cost rates and how they are developed, what F&A rates mean to departments, and how the rates benefit the essential functions of the University. Additionally, this course will cover the operations of service centers, how a service center is formed, and how they benefit ongoing research at the University of Kentucky.