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Mandatory Training Now In ePAR

Effective immediately, anyone who certifies a Personal Activity Report (PAR) in ePAR will begin seeing a brief PAR training pop-up when entering the ePAR system. This training takes less than two (2) minutes to complete and replaces the online and … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: VISA Brand Purchasing Card

JP Morgan will soon provide each University cardholder with a new VISA PCard to replace their existing MasterCard PCard.  The new PCards are expected to be sent directly to the cardholder the week of March 26, 2018.  Cardholders must be … Continue reading

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GFA: Improvements are here!

Granting Financial Authority (GFA) is a tool that replaced paper signature cards several years ago.  This tool has also assisted us  in transitioning from paper-based processes to electronic systems such as ePR and UShop. Our users have shared ideas for … Continue reading

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New: Requested EOR Report in Financial Information Library

We are excited to announce that we have published a new Evidence of Review (EOR) report to the Financial Information Library (FIL).  You can find it in the EOR folder, and is called “Act/Proj – ALL by FY.”   This … Continue reading

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October Accounting Month to Close Friday, November 10

Due to complications related to the recent PeopleSoft 9.2 upgrade, it has become necessary to delay the October 2017 month-end close.  We anticipate we will be able to close the month by end of day Friday, November 10, 2017.

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Household Moves – Updated Information!

Pursuant to campus-wide requests, we have updated the Household Moves page. This page will answer various questions about household moves for new faculty members, etc., and provides more detailed information about the University contracted moving company, expense reimbursements, University Policy and Procedures, … Continue reading

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Revised Activity/Project Setup Request form

One of the attributes of each activity/project in our Peoplesoft system is called the Function/Sub-Function code – also known as Program/Program Class.  It is used to describe the predominant functional usage of expenditures made against the associated activity/project.  This code … Continue reading

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All Financial systems will be unavailable 10/13-10/15

We want to inform each of you that all financial systems will be unavailable this weekend beginning Friday, October 13, at 7 pm in order to conduct the 9.2 PeopleSoft upgrade. UIT and key functional FBS personnel have been preparing … Continue reading

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New Changes to e-Journal Entry

General Accounting has revamped the e-Journal application process to be more user-friendly and added new and improved reference materials for new and existing users. New Changes include: New e-Journal Homepage e-Journal New Preparers page New How-to guides for commonly asked questions … Continue reading

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Capital Equipment Inventories – Return by July 18

Any orgs that have not returned their completed FY17 Capital Equipment Inventories (over $5,000) to Property Accounting will need to do so by the year-end closing date of July 18. In order to avoid backup and promote efficiency, please return … Continue reading

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