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OSP Newsletter for August 2018

In the August 2018 issue: OST III, ON SITE, Use of Interest-Bearing (3-series) WBS Accounts, Poster Session, website updates. Sign up for future newsletters.

FY19 Provisional F&A / EB / VA Rate Agreement

MIT has received provisional approval from the Institute’s cognizant Federal agency (ONR) for FY19 Provisional Rates. See the Rates pages for more info.

Update to the OST system July 16th

This update will include new features like:

  • Ability to start a new request and save it so that you can reopen and complete it at a later time
  • Enhanced ability to view and delete attachments in saved requests.
  • Ability to download the screen data into an excel spreadsheet
  • Ability to change your ticket Priority at any time during the ticket life cycle
  • Additional advanced search fields
  • New Status definitions that are more descriptive of the state of the ticket

See more detailed information about the update.

Recent Updates

Important Memo from Michelle Christy

Export Control Compliance: Conducting Business and Performing Research at MIT - May 2, 2018

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  • Funding opportunities
  • Updates to F&A, EB and VA rates
  • Changes to policies and procedures affecting research
  • Kuali Coeus updates and maintenance announcements

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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