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Changes in ecrt System to SHRA Period of Performance

September 21, 2017

A recent change was made in the ecrt system that impacted the period of performance for SHRA employees with the intent to align the period of performance for both SHRA and EHRA employees. As a result, the SHRA employees have … Read more

Application of the New Budget Pool Method

September 21, 2017

Effective immediately, the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and Sponsored Programs Office (SPO) will no longer require detailed budgets when the sponsor does not require them. Projects that do not require detailed budgeting will use the budget pool in account … Read more

NIH Loan Repayment Program – Application Process

September 8, 2017

The NIH is accepting new and renewal applications for its five (5) Loan Repayment Programs ( The application cycle is September 1, 2017 – November 15, 2017. In order to submit your application by the deadline, the UNC certification official … Read more

Upcoming Change to OSR Pre-Audit Workflow

August 22, 2017

The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is restructuring OSR Pre-Audit workflow. This transition impacts the transaction approval process in ConnectCarolina. Part of this effort is to shift responsibility of Pre-Audit approval from the Research Administration (RA) to the Audit Team … Read more

Fiscal Year 2018 Fringe Benefits

August 18, 2017

The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has updated fiscal year 2018 fringe benefits budgeting guidelines for sponsored agreements. The annual Fringe Benefits Memo is available on the OSR website at: Rates are available on the OSR website at: … Read more