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ORA Announcements

Posted On June 25, 2020
CORRECTION: Postdoctoral Unallowable Benefits on NRSA Grants
Dear Colleagues, The previous email regarding Postdoctoral Unallowable Benefits on NRSA Grants was sent in error. Please disregard the message and see the corrected message here. Composite Benefits Rates (CBR) for different ...
Posted On June 19, 2020
RAPID Closeout Tool Version Dated 06.18.20 Release
Dear Colleagues, ORA is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the RAPID Closeout Tool (version dated 06/18/20). Please download the latest version of the tool, available in ...
Posted On June 12, 2020
Benefit Cost Transfer (BCT) – New Process and Excel Form
Dear colleagues, The Central Resource Unit (CRU) has released a new Benefit Cost Transfer (BCT) process. This process is to be used when a benefit expense needs to be moved separately ...
Posted On May 13, 2020
2019-20 FYE Close – EFM Deadlines
Dear Colleagues, As a friendly reminder, the following are EFM deadlines for FYE Close. The full Fiscal Year End Closing Schedule can be found on the CFS Website. Description Deadline to Submit to EFM for ...
Posted On April 27, 2020
Upcoming UCPath Outages: 4/29-5/5 & 5/22-5/28
Dear Colleagues, Following CRU’s notice to campus of the upcoming UCPath outages in April and May 2020, please be aware that the UCPath system will be unavailable to all employees during ...
Posted On February 26, 2020
Financial Closeout Procedure for Sponsored Projects
Dear Colleagues, Extramural Fund Management (EFM) is pleased to announce the updated procedure for Financial Closeout of Sponsored Projects is available on the EFM website. As shared at the Research Administration Forums ...
Posted On November 27, 2019
Ascend: Expenditure Type – Soliciting Feedback
Dear Colleagues, Thank you for providing us with feedback to the initial draft of expenditure types that were sent in February 2019.  Attached is the latest version of expenditure categories and ...
Posted On September 17, 2019
EFM RAPID Closeout Tool Course
Space is still available for the RAPID Closeout Tool course hosted by EFM. This course will teach users how to effectively use the closeout tool to help manage and close ...

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 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 ...