Enterprise Applications Legacy Systems Retirement Program

Published August 4, 2022 With Workday replacing the functionality of our legacy systems, the Legacy Retirement Program was created to decommission AIS, HRMS and WebFocus as these legacy systems are running on aging hardware with operating systems no longer supported by Microsoft. In addition, the costs of maintaining the legacy systems were too prohibitive to […]

ePARS System Retirement

Published July 18, 2022 Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) would like to notify the research community regarding the retirement of the old/legacy ePARS effort reporting system. The ePARS system went read only on March 31, 2022. WashU IT is currently working on converting the previous ten years of effort cards (back to FY2012) into PDFs so they […]

Upcoming Effort Reporting Cycle

Published July 11, 2022 The second effort reporting cycle in Workday will be starting soon, and it will cover the period of January 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022, for all faculty and staff that have a portion of their salary funded by Sponsored Projects. Noted below is the current schedule and description of that […]

Preferred Name Use in myIRB

Published July 6, 2022 myIRB now offers users the option of using a preferred first name when reviewing or updating their profile.  If selected, the preferred first name will display in myIRB rather than the person’s legal first name. For further details, visit the myIRB FAQs on the Human Research Protection Office webpage and refer […]

Upcoming Changes with myIRB and HRPO Processes

Published June 27, 2022 New Exempt Form Effective 7/1/2022 The myIRB Exempt form has been revised to improve the efficiency of the IRB submission and review process. Many questions that are not necessary to document eligibility for exempt review have been removed. When the revised Exempt form is released, it will also include a new […]

Effort Recertification Process in Workday

Published June 22, 2022 Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) will be initiating the third effort recertification process in Workday on June 23, 2022. This recertification process will run on a continual monthly basis. If you are an effort reviewer, please look at your Workday inbox on that day for any effort certifications in your department that […]

Update to Washington University IRB Policies

Published June 17, 2022 The Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) has updated the Washington University IRB Policies document. The updated policies document went into effect on June 15, 2022. A summary of changes document was posted to the policies page of the HRPO website. The update included three key changes: Updates to the section on Department of Defense […]

2022 W. M. Keck Postdoctoral Program Awardees

Published June 13, 2022 The Office of Postdoctoral Affairs is pleased to announce the awardees of the 2022 W. M. Keck Postdoctoral Program in Molecular Medicine: Dr. Emily Holloway, mentored by Dr. Samantha Morris; Dr. James Thomas O’Connor, mentored by Dr. Aaron DiAntonio; and Dr. Taylor Nye, mentored by Dr. Scott Hultgren. The W. M. Keck Postdoctoral Program provides […]

Fiscal Year End Resources and Timing for Sponsored Funds

Published June 9, 2022 Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) is providing the research community with several reminders regarding the fiscal year end closing process. The University has developed a number of  year-end resources that can be found on the Fiscal Year End Close Overview website, and we highly recommend that you review this data. There is specific […]