Effort Reporting System

2018-19 Key Tasks and Due Dates

certification of effort reports for the period of October 2017 - September 2018


Due Date


Nov 1-9

Submit requests to update ERS permissions for new employees or changes in responsibilities; please use the latest forms.

View or Edit Access Request Form

Certification Permission Request Form

Nov 1-9

Ensure visibility of your reports: verify subscriptions to all PI ‘MyCertifications’ and ‘My Projects’ lists; make ‘Saved Searches’ for any miscellaneous employees or accounts; update saved searches for your Emeritus Faculty PIs.

Go to the Effort Reporting System (ERS)

Learn about Effort Reporting

Nov 1-9

Review the Review the 2018 Coordinator Update

Review additional training information as needed.

Learn about Effort Reporting

Nov 1-9

Prepare for meetings with your faculty as needed during the certification period, make appointments now for those hard-to-reach PIs

Nov 13

CGA target date to notify ERS Coordinators that effort reports will be released in two (business) days; Coordinators begin advance review/analysis of reports if needed.

Go to the Effort Reporting System (ERS)

Nov 15

CGA target date to notify PIs that the certification period has begun and certifications must be completed by Jan 28; Coordinators meet with certifiers as needed.

Go to the Effort Reporting System (ERS)

Nov 15 to Jan 28

CGA will send a weekly ERS status report for your unit; Coordinators must follow up as needed to ensure completion of all certifications by January 28, 2018.

Jan 28

Certification period ends; all effort reports must be certified.

Jan 31

Salary expense transfers must be completed to resolve reports with Certified/AdjustReqd status.

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