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ESTR Scheduled Upgrades 2016-2017

July 14, 2016

The IRB team just completed ESTR updates as part of a comprehensive June upgrade. Over the next 12 months, ESTR enhancement releases and upgrades are scheduled to occur after regular business hours (Eastern Time) in December 2016 and June 2017. These releases generally include vendor-provided updates, along with enhancements requested by the IRB community and bug fixes. Over the year, some minor configuration updates may also occur.

Harvard Training Portal Launches July 25, 2016

July 14, 2016

The new Harvard Training Portal launches July 25, 2016. To access the portal, go to http://trainingportal.harvard.edu  and sign in with your HarvardKey.

Please note that after July 13, you will no longer be able to sign up for classes or view your training history in PeopleSoft. This brief break is necessary for pre-launch activities and has been timed to coincide with a period of minimal training offerings.

PeopleSoft: MA Earned Sick Time Permanent Solution goes live August 1, 2016!

July 14, 2016

PeopleSoft: MA Earned Sick Time Permanent Solution goes live August 1, 2016!

We are pleased to announce that as of Monday, August 1, 2016 Employees and Managers will begin to view, request and approve MA Earned Sick Time in PeopleSoft Absence Management for  Less Than Half Time (LHT) and Temporary Employees, including Co‐op Student Employees and Paid Interns with. Eligible employees can accrue one hour of earned sick time for every 30 hours worked (accrual rate of 0.03334 per hour), up to a maximum accrual of 40 hours.

Upcoming August System Access Unavailability for Oracle Financials Systems

July 14, 2016

Oracle Financials will be unavailable to access from 8 am to Noon for the Balance Forward Yearend execution on Saturday, August 6, 2016. 

Financial systems that will be unavailable during this time include Accounts Payable, Accounts Payable Adjustment Form for Assets, Accounts Receivable, Bottomline, CAPS, Cash Management (CMRA), Chart Security Maintenance Application (CSMA), CoA Validator, Collections, FedEx, General Ledger, GL Validator, Harvard Oracle Assets, HCOM, iProcurement, iReceivables, PCard, Vendor Request, Web ADI, and Web Reimbursement.

New AP Forms Replace Non-Standard Check Processing Form

July 14, 2016

Accounts Payable has created new forms and processes to replace the current Non-Standard Check Processing Form (Special Handling). Details and a list of the new forms can be found at http://oc.finance.harvard.edu/ap-forms. The new forms should be used immediately. The Non-Standard Check Processing Form will no longer be accepted by Accounts Payable as of September 1, 2016.