CPATH supports Firefox beginning April 25th

April 14, 2016

Beginning on Monday, April 25th, CPATH users will be able to use the Firefox browser with the CPATH application.

Please contact the IT Help Desk (617-495-7777 or for CPATH technical matters or CAPS/HPPM with business issues/questions. User feedback on the CPATH and CAPS applications is always appreciated.

Scheduled CPATH System Outages

September 17, 2015

A new Business System Analyst was hired at the end of June for CPATH.  Since then, the team has been focused on addressing the backlog of system bugs and developing additional functionality. To limit the disruption to users, there is a set schedule of outages through the end of the calendar year to implement the fixes and upgrades. Accordingly, CPATH will be temporarily unavailable for maintenance/migration of enhancements and bug fixes every other Friday after 3pm through the end of the calendar year. Note: the first outage occurred on 9/11/15 and the next one is scheduled for 9/25/15. Read more about Scheduled CPATH System Outages

FY16-FY20 Capital Plan Submissions and New CPATH Reports

January 22, 2015

Capital plan submissions will be due using CPATH by end of day on Friday, February 13, 2015. Narratives and FCI submissions should be emailed to Garry Cuneo ( or Juliana Wong (

In addition to the reports released with go-live in November, the following new CPATH reports are now available: (Note: Not all reports are available to all CPATH roles.)

CPATH is Live

November 20, 2014

The new automated capital planning system, CPATH (“Capital Planning at Harvard”), is now live. CPATH has been integrated with the CAPS automated system to initiate Project Proposals and with the G/L to pull spending. Note also that the CAPS automated system blackout period is over.

The Harvard financial applications page has been updated to include CPATH within the Budget and Planning Applications section.

Read more about CPATH is Live

An Overview of CPATH

October 16, 2014

What is Capital Planning at Harvard (“CPATH”)?
Capital Planning at Harvard (CPATH) is an automated, web-based, and centralized system that will collect and report on the University’s annual five-year capital plan.  CPATH will also provide Schools/Units the opportunity to manage individual project information in their capital plan portfolio throughout the year.  

What are the major benefits [functionalities] provided by CPATH?
CPATH will collect valuable capital project information, such as project level details and financial forecasts, Read more about An Overview of CPATH