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UAccess Research System Update – Proposal Routing Timeline Jan 2022

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Proposal Routing Timeline - January 2022   

The current UAccess Research System (Kuali Research under the hood) will be updated to Kuali Research Software-as-a-Service  in January. To ensure that all proposals are routed properly during the update, please take note of the timeline:

  • Jan 14, Close of Business: All UAR proposals that have not been finalized will need to be routed to the SPS route stop.
  • Jan 20, 5 p.m.: UAR access ends and the Kuali update begins. 
  • Jan 21 – 24: SPS Preaward will be submitting electronic submissions that correspond to the fully routed and approved UARs in the corresponding systems (ASSIST,,, etc). 
  • Jan 25, 8 a.m.: Kuali goes live


Calendar view of project timeline; new system goes live on January 25, 2022
Calendar view of project timeline. No UAR access as of 5:00pm January 20, 2022. Kuali goes live January 25, 2022 at 8:00am.


In line with University Closure timelines, any UAR document that needs to be submitted to the sponsor between Jan 18 and Jan 28, will need to route the proposal in UAR and have the proposal routed to the SPS route stop in UAR by close of business on Jan 14. 

While the systems will have a lot of similar information, the interface will be different. Any UAR proposal that has not been finalized in the current UAR system by the time it shuts down to start the Kuali update will be in a saved status in Kuali and will need to be reviewed by the initiator to comply with the new interface. After that review, it will then be placed into routing. 

A system will be in place when UAR goes offline in the event there are emergent proposals that were not able to route in UAR. More information on this process will be made available once it is finalized.

Please watch for further communications as the date of the update approaches.

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