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 this report for Stipend and Tuition Information from UCPath Automatic inclusion of the report above in the Smart Closeout Tool Effective immediately, please use the latest … Read More

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 to certify effort reports for the current release is August 31, 2019. In order to be compliant we would like to remind and encourage departments … Read More

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 the full 2018-19 Fiscal Year End Closing Schedule on the CFS website. *EFM deadline of 7/5 @ 5:00PM for UCPath Direct Retros is not published in CFS Schedule … Read More

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 for June 2019. See the complete 2019 PPS Schedule. As it’s been more than 9 months since the last payroll cycle was processed in PPS, I trust that review … Read More

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 mobile devices and is in compliance with the latest web standards. Please note that if you are currently using bookmarks to access pages on the old site you will … Read More

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 “Process Benefit cost Transfer” page in UCPath. After researching this, I learned that access to the “Process Benefit Cost Transfer” page in UCPath has not yet been arranged for … Read More

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 separated in 2017 and did not have any activity in 2018 have been purged. For these cases, please submit the following information to ORA to restore the employee(s) in … Read More

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 same period during Fiscal Year 2017-2018.  Given that the University received more sponsored project funding last year, an increase in payroll expenses was anticipated. This unexpected result is suspected … Read More

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 and appreciated! E-mail to EFM Operations: EFMOperations@research.ucla.edu

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; areas essential for research administrators managing sponsored project funds. The course is covered in two half-day sessions, scheduled on the following dates at 10920 Wilshire Center, Suite 1080: Session 1 … Read More