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ORA Announcements

Posted On June 28, 2022
Benefit Cost Transfer Processing Transition to EFM for Contract and Grant Funds
Dear Colleagues, Effective July 1, 2022, processing Benefit Cost Transfer (BCT) journals to remove unallowable benefits or General, Automotive, and Employment Practices Liability (GAEL) impacting Contract and Grant (C&G) funds will ...
Posted On June 13, 2022
Reminder 2021-22 FYE Close – EFM Deadlines
Dear Colleagues, This is a reminder to note the upcoming EFM deadlines for fiscal year end 2021-22 shared in the announcement sent May 9, 2022.  If you have questions, please contact your ...
Posted On May 9, 2022
2021-22 FYE Close – EFM Deadlines
Dear Colleagues, Business and Finance Solutions (BFS) released the Closing Schedule for Fiscal Year End 2021-22 on April 26,2022. Based on BFS’s deadlines, EFM deadlines have been established as shown in ...
Posted On April 26, 2022
RAPID Closeout Tool Version Dated 04/21/2022 Release
Dear Colleagues, ORA is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the RAPID Closeout Tool (version dated 4/21/2022). Please download the latest version of the tool, available in ...
Posted On April 20, 2022
UCPath Salary Cost Transfer Redesign Project Campus Feedback Requested
Dear Colleagues, UCPath Center is leading the Salary Cost Transfer (SCT) Redesign project, partnering with all UC Campuses. The goal of the project is to simplify and enhance the SCT processes ...
Posted On March 8, 2022
NIH NRSA Grants: Unallowable Benefits for FY22-23
Dear Colleagues, The Composite Benefits Rates (CBR) for different Employee Groups for FY22-23 are available on the Corporate Financial Services website. Per the NIH Grant Policy Statement Section 11 Ruth L. Kirschstein ...
Posted On December 10, 2021
RAPID Closeout Tool Version Date 12/09/2021 Release
Dear Colleagues, ORA is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the RAPID Closeout Tool (version dated 12/09/2021). Please download the latest version of the tool, available in ...
Posted On November 8, 2021
Postdoctoral Unallowable Benefits on NRSA Grants
Dear Colleagues, It came to our attention that there are benefit charges of Medical Residents with Title Code 2749 and 2750 on NIH NRSA awards. They are in the CBR group ...

PAMS Announcements

Posted On June 11, 2021
PAMS New Feature – Advanced Deliverables Search
Dear PAMS Users, We are excited to announce a new PAMS feature – Advanced Deliverables Search! This new page in PAMS allows you to search for financial deliverables assigned to your portfolio ...
Posted On January 11, 2021
New Location of PAMS F&A Reconciliation Page
Dear PAMS Users, The F&A Reconciliation page in PAMS has been moved to a new location effective Monday, 1/11/21. You can now find the F&A Reconciliation page under the PAMS “Billing ...
Posted On November 12, 2020
UCPath Direct Retro Processing Schedule
Dear Colleagues, Please review the communication below from CRU regarding the UCPath Direct Retro Processing Schedule. More information can be found on CRU’s website. UCPath Direct Retro Processing Schedule (2020) The following schedule ...
Posted On September 4, 2020
PAMS Page Reorganization
Dear PAMS Users, We have reorganized PAMS effective 9/4/20. Our hope is this new page/tab layout will better serve the needs of our users. When you log into PAMS, you will ...
Posted On June 19, 2020
Sponsored Research Funds Pending UCPath Resolutions
Dear PAMS Users, We have released a new PAMS feature to identify sponsored research funds that cannot be fiscally closed due to pending UCPath resolutions. As of today, the enclosed attachment ...
Posted On May 22, 2020
Enhanced Notes and Attachments Page in PAMS
Dear PAMS Users, We are excited to release enhancements to the Notes and Attachments page in PAMS! On this page, you will find important and unique invoicing and/or financial reporting requirements that ...
Posted On May 12, 2020
“Expired Funds to Close” Report Available in PAMS
Dear PAMS Users, We are excited to announce that you can now access the new “Expired Funds to Close” report in PAMS. It is located under the “Reports” tab as an ...

ERS Announcements

Posted On April 27, 2022
ERS Effort Report Release – Fall 21 to Winter 2022
Dear Colleagues, Effort reports for the Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 quarters are now available in the Effort Reporting System. You can access your department’s effort reports and begin the certification ...
Posted On April 5, 2022
Release of Updated Tool to View Effort Report Certification Status in ORA Portal
Dear Colleagues, EFM is pleased to announce release of the tool to view Effort Report Certification status in a more dynamic way under the ORA Portal Compliance Tab. For quick reference, ...
Posted On February 14, 2022
Release Announcement for Summer 2021 Effort Reports
Dear Colleagues,  You may now access ERS to continue certification process of previously released Spring 2021 effort reports, and newly released Summer 2021 effort reports. Reporting Period Non-Academics and 11/12 Academics 9/12 Academics Certification Due ...
Posted On November 9, 2021
ERS Release Announcement for Spring 2021
Dear Colleagues, EFM is pleased to announce that you can now access your department’s Spring 2021 effort reports and begin the certification process. Reporting Period Non-Academics and 11/12 Academics 9/12 Academics Certification Due Date Spring 2021 April ...
Posted On May 26, 2021
ERS Effort Report Release – Spring 19 to Winter 2021
Dear Colleagues, EFM is pleased to announce that you can now access your department’s effort reports and begin the certification process for the following periods: Reporting Period Non Academics and 11/12 Academics 9/12 Academics Certification ...
Posted On September 24, 2020
ERS Effort Report Release – Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019
Dear Colleagues, EFM is pleased to announce that you can now access your department’s effort reports and begin the certification process for the following reporting periods: Reporting Period Non Academics and 11/12 Academics 9/12 ...
Posted On July 11, 2019
Effort Reports for the period through July 2018 are now available!
Dear Colleagues, You can now access your department’s effort reports and begin the certification process for the following reporting periods: April to July 2018: 11/12 Academics April to July 2018: Non-Academics March to July ...