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FY18 Federal Fringe Rates Effective 9/1/17

  Each year Emory negotiates new fringe rates with the federal government. We recently received approval of our FY18 federal fringe rates. The table below represents the university’s finalized fringe benefit rates for fiscal year 2018. Please use these rates for any new proposals. For proposals already routed, please be aware that the new fringe […]

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PI Approvals in EPEX Help: Can you see your Proposal?

Do you have a PI who needs to route a Grant?  Can your PI see Grants in EPEX? Do you have a person who needs to approve a proposal for the department or school?  Are they appearing in the workflow and can they be inserted into the workflow as an approver? If any of these […]

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Receiving an Unauthorized Message During Grant Certifications?

Are you a certifier on a grant/proposal who receives an error or unauthorized message when you attempt to log in and certify?  This may mean that you do not have EPEX/Grants access to certify Grants. To become a certifier, please send a message to requesting access. A member of PSGrants grant will complete your […]

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Emory Proposal Express (EPEX) Workflow Certifications

Any certifier that has effort on a grant must certify the proposal himself/herself. If a proposal has a week until the deadline, PSGrants must give the certifier 2 business days to certify. If that certifier has not certified within that time span and the proposal needs to be rushed, the appropriate approval will need to […]

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Post-Award RAS Users: Attaching Your Award Documents

To access attachments in Compass, navigate to the following page:  Grants>Awards>Award Profile>View Contract Link>Attachments Link Here you have the ability to add and view attachments ONLY.  If you wish to delete attachments, please contact your OGCA representative as our office continues in the good practice of keeping the integrity of information entered into the system. […]

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EPEX Routing During Compass Downtime

As announced on March 31st, the Compass Financial System will be off-line from Friday, April 18th through Monday, April 21st as part of the preparation for the upgrade to the PeopleSoft 9.2 environment. As a result, the Emory Proposal Express (EPEX) system will also be unavailable.  In order to plan for this scheduled downtime, the […]

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New EPEX Enhancements

We are pleased to announce new enhancements to the EPEX system, which will take effect December 16, 2013.  These enhancements have been made to streamline routing of proposals originating in RAS units.  It also will clarify deadline dates and capture additional information on international activities for all proposals. Streamlining Proposal Review / Selective School Review: […]

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Getting Grants Access

Often times we receive questions regarding grant access for PI’s.  More specifically, “Do I need to route a PI Eligible Form for my PI to have grants access? Grants access and PI eligibility are not automatically provided at the time that a faculty member’s Net ID is provided from the University.  This access must be […]

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EPEX Enhancement

Things to Know about the Latest EPEX Enhancements Expected Release Date: 12/13/2012 There is now a countdown located to the right of where you enter the due date. Proposal entered on 11/05/2012 with a Deadline Date of 11/09/2012 shows 4 days until Deadline: If the due date is more than 60 days in the future […]

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Are you spending countless hours trying to figure out why your F&A is not correctly calculating your budget? By following a few key guidelines when using the Budget Tool in EPEX, you can avoid having F&A miscalculations. These guidelines include the following. Expand all the projects prior to entering budget information. Enter the F&A information […]

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