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ORA Announcements

Posted On June 26, 2019
FYE Close – EFM Deadlines
Dear Colleagues, As a friendly reminder, please be aware of the following EFM deadlines for FYE Close. Please be mindful of the July 4th holiday when planning for FYE Close activity. See ...
Posted On June 7, 2019
Important Reminder: PPS Discontinuation
Dear Colleagues, This is a friendly reminder that PPS will be no longer supported after processing June 2019 pay cycles. Below is a table that shows the pay compute process schedule ...
Posted On April 8, 2019
New EFM Website
Dear Colleagues, We are excited to announce the launch of the newly redesigned EFM Website! The new site features improved navigation and search capabilities, a responsive design optimized for use on ...
Posted On March 28, 2019
UCPath Benefit Cost Transfer
Dear Colleagues, After announcing that “Benefit Cost Transfer” is available in UCPath at the last RAF on March 14, 2019, many of you have informed EFM that you cannot access the ...
Posted On March 26, 2019
Payroll Expense Transfers for Employees purged from PPS EDB
Dear Colleagues, This email is to inform you of the procedure to transfer payroll expenses of the employee whose record has been purged from PPS EDB. Records of employees who were ...
Posted On March 14, 2019
Action Required: UCPath Funding Error Correction
Dear colleagues, ORA noted that payroll expenses on the Contract and Grant Funds for the first half of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 are considerably lower than what was reported for the ...
Posted On July 24, 2018
EFM Newsletter – Spring Issue (2018)
The latest issue of the EFM Newsletter is here! We’re excited to provide a way to keep you informed of current developments at EFM and beyond. Your topic suggestions are welcomed ...
Posted On March 5, 2018
EFM Post-Award Administration Course
We invite you to attend the Post-Award Administration course hosted by EFM. This course will review the sponsored project fund set-up process and common post-award financial reporting and compliance requirements; ...

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 ...