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March 21, 2019 - KC to SAP Feed Issues

The HR/Payroll team has completed the correction of the more than 5,000 records impacted by the KC to SAP data feed issue. Please review any issues that you may have noticed in the Electronic Salary Distribution System (ESDS) in Atlas at this time. If you find any records that are incorrect, please send an email to payroll@mit.edu with details, and the HR/Payroll team will assist in fixing the issue.

If you have any questions, please contact Chris Durham, Assistant Director VPF HR/Payroll at 617-324-1137. For KC questions, please contact ra-help@mit.edu.

FY19 and FY20 Fixed F&A / EB / VA Rate Agreements

MIT has completed negotiations with the Office of Naval Research for Fixed rates for FY19 and FY20. See the Rates pages for more info. MIT’s latest rate agreement is unique this year as it contains negotiated fixed rates for two years instead of one. Please read this page for more information.

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Kuali Coeus Maintenance

Kuali Coeus will periodically undergo routine maintenance. This routine maintenance will take less than 1 hour, and will occur during non business hours (sometime between 10pm and 6am, EST).  If there are any outages during normal business hours or that will take more than 1 hour, advance notification will be posted on this website and MIT’s IS&T Services down website (http://3down.mit.edu/3down), and an email will be sent to the Community via ra_ls@mit.edu.

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