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  • Completed: PeopleSoft Maintenance for November 1-7
  • UCF Financials is now available. During the recent downtime, Financials Support Services (FSS) and other partners in the UCF Rising program implemented a new module and upgraded the system tools.
  • The UCF Rising Project has been implemented within PeopleSoft Human Capital Management. You may resume submitting ePAFs. Clear your cache, , before logging into myUCF.

What Is UCF RIsing?

A program (collection)
of individual projects and initiatives aligned with the Collective Impact goal of increasing research awards to
$250 million
annually by 2020

Significant campus-wide changes 
to business processes and systems that support research, finance, and human resources are anticipated between now and April

what changes are anticipated to affect Research Faculty, principal investigators, budget directors,
and HR liaisons?

  • New processes in the Human Resources system will enable encumbrance of salary and fringe benefit expense, thus improving "real-time" project expense reporting for principal investigators and research administrators.
  • Enabling system controls for project funding end dates which prevent charging payroll to a project beyond its grant/contact end date
  • Significant improvement in recording salary cost transfers
  • Improved transparency and accuracy on labor distribution costs and effort reporting, resulting in improved compliance with grantor requirements
  • Implementation of a comprehensive Electronic Research Administration (eRA) suite, with integrated applications for:
  • Institutional Research Board
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
  • Grants and Agreements in the Huron Research Suite (eRA)
  • Implementation of and integration with PeopleSoft Financials Grants module
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Effort Certification

UCF Rising Timeline

UCF Rising News

Budget Controls to be Reinstated

Budget-checking controls that prevent overspending are scheduled to be reinstated on February 1, 2020. Please finalize adjustments to salary encumbrances and budgets to ensure that
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