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Update – OSR Cost Share Journal Entry Type

September 14, 2021

Clarification on New OSR Cost Share Journal Type The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is providing additional guidance on the new Campus Journal Entry (JE) type called ‘OSR-COST SHARE‘. What This JE is only used to record the following types … Continued

*New* NIH Requirements for Logins

September 14, 2021

NIH requiring multi-factor authentication for logins The National Institute of Health (NIH) is improving security and as a result is requiring stronger proof that a person logging into their system is who they say they are. This change will happen … Continued

New Form Released

September 8, 2021

The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) and UNC Travel & Expenses have worked together to create the Fly America Act Waiver Request Form. This form has been added to OSR’s Forms and Tools webpage in the Prior Approval and Waiver … Continued

NIH Loan Repayment Programs 2021

September 3, 2021

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is accepting new and renewal applications for its Loan Repayment Programs that provide support to health professionals pursuing careers in biomedical and behavioral research. The application cycle is September 1, 2021 – November 18, … Continued

Update to RAM Reports

August 17, 2021

New Monthly Snapshot Reports The Monthly Reports Tab is now available in RAM Reports. This enhancement provides the ability to view and download monthly snapshot reports for the overall award as well as individual projects. The reports are available in … Continued

FY 2022 Fringe Benefits Released

August 13, 2021

Updates were made to Health Insurance Rates and Retirement Contributions for Full-Time Permanent EHRA/SHRA employees, Post Doc Trainees, and Research Associates. Please refer to the Fringe Benefit memo, updated Schedule I & II, and Information Sheet to appropriately determine personnel … Continued

Update to Graduate Student Fees Table

August 11, 2021

The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) has updated the Graduate Student Fees Table on the OSR website. These updates are made based on the Cashier’s Office information for FY 2021-2022 Graduate Student Fees. Updated Categories Campus Security Student Health Grad … Continued

ePAR Deadline and Processing Requirements

August 9, 2021

Reminder: Submit ePARs Prior to the Deadline During the summer months, May-August, the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) experiences an increased volume of ePARs, most of which are related to summer salary payments. To ensure that employees receive payments on … Continued

New Operating Standard and Procedure

August 5, 2021

Prepaid Cards and Procedure The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is excited to release OSR Operating Standard 500.17 – Prepaid Cards and Procedure for 500.17 – Prepaid Card Request & Reconciliation. Both may be located via OSR’s website or directly … Continued

Updated Budget Revision/Prior Approval Forms

July 21, 2021

New Account Code 558430 to Pay Educational Awards to Non-UNC Enrolled Students A new budget (and expense) account code 558430 – Educational Award Non-Enroll, Non-Student Payments has been added to the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) Budget Revision and Prior … Continued