GMAS Scheduled Outage and Release Notes

December 13, 2016

GMAS will be unavailable starting at 6pm on Friday, December 16th through 9pm on Sunday, December 18th. This outage is for the GMAS release scheduled to go live for December 19th. 

This release includes the new Edit GL Budget screen. The new screen will allow users to send new budgets, and edit existing budgets in the GL for active accounts. The screen will be available to the following roles:

Submitting budgets to the GL through GMAS

December 9, 2016


Starting on Monday, December 19th, GMAS users will be able to submit GL budgets through GMAS. If you have never submitted a budget to the GL, you’re probably asking yourself, “why should I bother with GL budgets”. Well, here are some great reasons why:

Having a GL budget

  • Assists with the increased requirements from sponsors to report budget to expenditure variances

  • Helps to proactively manage/identify the need for re-budget requests to sponsors

The new GMAS homepage

December 5, 2016

The GMAS homepage will be upgraded to the new look and feel effective with the upcoming December 16th release. While the screen is the same for the most part, there are some minor changes. These changes include:

Out with the Old, In with the New: Final Research Performance Progress Reports (Final RPPRs) in Use in 2017

November 30, 2016

Those of you who have been working in the NIH grants world for several years may remember that NIH’s use of the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) comes from a federal government-wide transition to a standard reporting format for all federally-funded research projects and research-related activities. As of January 1, 2017, that transition nears completion at NIH.