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ORA Announcements

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 ...
Posted On September 16, 2019
RAPID Tool UCPath Payroll After Fund End Date
Dear Colleagues, EFM was recently made aware that the UCPath Payroll After Fund End Date report currently excludes any payroll data posted after June 30, 2019.  The report is impacted within ...
Posted On September 4, 2019
Effort Report Deadline is Officially Over
Dear Colleagues, As previously announced, the deadline for the following effort reporting periods was this past Saturday, August 31st, 2019: April to July 2018: 11/12 Academics April to July 2018: Non-Academics March to July ...
Posted On August 26, 2019
ERS Certification Deadline-Action required by 8/31/19
Dear Colleagues, We are now less than a week away from the effort report certification deadline of August 31, 2019. As of today approximately 46% of the reports released this period have ...
Posted On August 12, 2019
EFM PPS Salary Cost Transfer Form
Dear Colleagues, As you are aware, UCLA’s legacy payroll system PPS has been discontinued as of July 1st, 2019. Moving forward please use the attached PPS Salary Cost Transfer Form for ...
Posted On August 9, 2019
RAPID Closeout Tool Version Date 08.08.19 Release
Dear Colleagues, ORA is pleased to announce the release of a new version of the RAPID Closeout Tool (version dated 08/08/2019). The new version includes: UCPath Training Grant – Trainee Expense Worksheet Refer to ...
Posted On July 31, 2019
ERS Effort Report Due Date Reminder-30 days
Dear Colleagues, As a reminder effort reports for the following reporting periods have been released: April to July 2018: 11/12 Academics April to July 2018: Non-Academics March to July 2018: 9/12 Academics Please note deadline ...

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 ...