Category Archives: FGC

Finance: Grants and Contracts

Emory Research Administrator Spotlight- Rashonda Harris

This month we are proud to highlight one of our Emory Research Administrators, Rashonda Harris, for her inspiring volunteer work with the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) to bring four complimentary NCURA workshops to Puerto Rico in February 2019. In September 2017, Puerto Rico was hit by the devastating hurricane Maria. Since that […]

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PMS – Two-Factor Authentication Requirement

PMS will be instituting a “Two-Factor Authentication requirement.”  The requirement for Two-Factor Authentication will be rolled out in phases between March 25, 2019 and March 31, 2019. All Payment Management System (PMS) users will be required to use Two-Factor Authentication to log into PMS.  Two-factor authentication is a method of confirming your claimed identities by […]

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Physician Fringe Rate Established for FY 2020

Beginning in FY 2020, Emory will have a new fringe rate for faculty physician employees.  Our faculty physician employees are unique because of their dual appointment positions within the University and Healthcare and across our tripartite missions: research, teaching and clinical care delivery. Physicians currently have some of their benefits funded by the University fringe […]

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New Webinars and Program Now Available in ELMS

How to register: Register for the webinar/program in ELMS. To locate the webinar/program, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar/program. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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Upcoming NCURA Webinars

Upcoming NCURA webinars How to register: Register for the webinar in ELMS. To locate the webinar, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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Activity ID Overview

What are Activity IDs? Activity IDs were established as part of the recent PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade based on feedback received from the listening tours indicating the need to reduce the number of projects being utilized.  Activity ID now equals the budget year. What were the changes with the PeopleSoft 9.2 Upgrade? Activity ID = Project’s […]

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Carryover Requests – What is Carryover (Carry-Forward)?

When awards are subject to prior approval (link to prior approval) requirements, recipients must request to carryover / carry-forward unobligated funds from one budget period to the next. When submitting a carryover request, consider the following “Best Practices”: The unobligated balance for the applicable budget year must be determined by the applicable FSR filed Include […]

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Overruns and Over-the-Limit Transactions

The Payment Management System (PMS) is a secure, online grants payment platform, which provides awarding agency and grant recipient customers with efficient grant and grant-like payments, cash management, and personal grant accounting, support services. PMS is widely used by NIH for most awards administered by NIH. PMS supports the entire financial assistance payment process for […]

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Is it an Unliquidated or Unobligated Training Grant?

Unliquidated vs. Unobligated, Training Grants A NIH Training grant is awarded to eligible institutions “to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals, selected by the institution, who are training for careers in specified areas of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research” (NIH Grants Policy Statement).  Training grants are commonly referenced by the acronym NRSA = […]

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New Requirements for ClinicalTrials.gov

  Click here to learn about the new requirements for ClinicalTrials.gov.  

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