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ORA Announcements

Posted On February 17, 2017
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; ...
Posted On January 6, 2017
Financial Closeout Procedure for Sponsored Projects
Dear Research Administrators, Extramural Fund Management (EFM) is pleased to announce that the enhanced procedure for Financial Closeout of Sponsored Projects is now available on the EFM website. As shared at Research ...
Posted On November 21, 2016
EFM Newsletter – Fall Issue (2016)
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 November 15, 2016
EFM’s move and important deadlines
Dear Colleagues, As shared at the Research Administration Forum on November 10, 2016, ORA is moving to 10889 Wilshire Building (formerly known as the “Occidental Building”) during the 2016-17 Winter Closure, ...
Posted On November 7, 2016
Spring and Summer 2016 Effort Reports Are Now Available!
The effort reports for the Spring and Summer 2016 quarters are now available in the Effort Reporting System. You can access your department’s effort reports and begin the certification process. ...
Posted On October 31, 2016
Soliciting comments for the New Closeout Procedure for Sponsored Project Funds
Dear colleagues: EFM is pleased to share that the Federal Fund Closeout Procedure issued in May 2015 has improved on-time submission of final financial deliverables for sponsored projects to federal agencies. ...
Posted On October 14, 2016
EFM RAPID Closeout Tool Course
We invite you to attend the RAPID Closeout Tool course hosted by EFM. Please register for the course scheduled on the following date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016 9:00 am to 12:00 pm 10920 Wilshire ...
Posted On August 16, 2016
EFM Newsletter – Summer Issue (2016)
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 ...

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 ...