Updated Fringe Benefits Memorandum for Fiscal 2018

March 28, 2018

Effective July 1, the university is implementing a central pool for the payout of terminal level (see memo here). This central terminal leave payout pool will fund any unused vacation and bonus leave that is eligible for payout upon an … Continued

Central Pool for Terminal Leave Payouts – Effective July 1, 2018

March 27, 2018

Date: March 26, 2018 To: Deans, Directors, and Department Chairs From: Andy Johns, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Dwayne Pinkney, Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance & Operations Re: Implementation of Central Pool for Terminal Leave Payouts, Effective July … Continued

Correction to Additional GSHIP Charges Posted

February 14, 2018

This notice confirms that the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has addressed the UNC Finance transaction on October 31, 2017 that posted additional GSHIP charges (related to memo below) by reversing the posted charges on all OSR projects that ended … Continued

New RAMSeS System Enhancements

February 1, 2018

A RAMSeS systems update has been scheduled for tonight. The purpose of this update is to increase transparency and provide campus users access to relevant research administration information. Much of this update improves automatic notifications generated by RAMSeS. Minor updates … Continued

RAMSeS Patch Notes v. 3.06

January 31, 2018

Internal Processing Form – NIH Mechanism The NIH Mechanism is now required if ‘NIH Grant’ has been selected in the ‘Award Type’ field For NIH T-Series Mechanism, a pop-up window will include the following guidance: “Training Programs – https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-16-152.html (See … Continued

Policy Update – Unallowable Expenditures and Overdrafts

December 21, 2017

Effective December 21, 2017, the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has an updated Policy pertaining to Unallowable Expenditures and Overdrafts and has provided a new Procedure document to clarify the existing process. Policy Reminder – Expectations of Expenditure Management: Unallowable … Continued

OSR December Break Proposal Submission Deadlines

December 6, 2017

The University will be closed on December 25, 2017, and reopen on January 2, 2018. Due to this closure, the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) will not be available to submit proposals. All proposals due during this period must be … Continued

Updated Policy and Procedure for Cost Transfers

December 5, 2017

Effective December 1, 2017, the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has an updated Policy and Procedure pertaining to Cost Transfers for all sponsored projects. Effective with this updated policy, the following deadlines for processing cost transfers are as follows: All … Continued

Update on System Error in KK budgets for Clinical Trials

October 18, 2017

During the months of July and August, budgets for some clinical trials were inadvertently impacted by fiscal year end transactions in the accrual ledger. As a result, there were unintended budget reductions and/or increases that occurred on these clinical trials. … Continued