Effort Certification & Reporting (ECR)
The University implemented a new WEB effort reporting system (ECR) in the summer of 2006 to better comply with the federal government mandate that after-the-fact effort certifications must be completed by all employees whose salary is charged to a federal or federal pass-through sponsored grants and/or contracts.
Below are several presentations to assist in the navigation of the effort system. Please click on the links below (next to the bullets) to view.
Principal Investigators and Certifiers: a PowerPoint presentation and a 5 minute video are available for Principal Investigators and all other employees who must certify effort (faculty and staff whose salaries are charged to a grant/contract):
- Power Point Presentation - UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2010
- 5 Minute Video Please click next on the green slides (bottom right hand of each slide) and let the system take over on the white slides. Controls for play, back, forward and pause are at the lower left hand side of each slide.
Department administrators: Three Power Point presentations are available for department administrators who need to use the ECR system to review salary charges, correct salary account distribution, and process effort certification as approved by the Principal Investigator and others in a department who charge effort to grants and/or contracts.
ECR for Administrators - (PowerPoint) - UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2010
To view the 2011 Effort Certification and Reporting training schedule click here.