Pre- & Post-Award Resources

Resources and systems for research administrators, compliance officers, and researchers to support the University’s research enterprise from an administrative, financial, and compliance perspective in accordance with state and federal regulations, and Harvard policies.

Eligibility information is outlined below based on providers with offerings that are available to the entire Harvard community or a specific unit/appointment. 

University-wide

HUIT Administrative Technology Services, Faculty of Arts and Sciences

FAS Sponsored Project Accounting Reports (FASSPAR): Provides administrators with 12 standardized reports on sponsored research activities. Data in the reports is refreshed nightly from HDW, EREQ and Asperin

Supplemental Pay, Effort Commitment Tracking & Request Application (SPECTRA): This system is used by faculty and/or department administrators to submit annual faculty supplemental salary requests and to report cost sharing commitments on academic year salary

Audience

  • All Faculty
  • All Staff

Service Provider

Harvard University Information Technology, Administrative Technology Services, Faculty of Arts and Sciences (HUIT-ATS-FAS)

Service Fee

None

Service Website

  • FASSPAR (HarvardKey and/or access to specific system may be required)
  • SPECTRA (HarvardKey and/or access to specific system may be required)

Contact Information

Please consult the service website.

HUIT Administrative Technology Services, Research Administration and Compliance

Effort Reporting (ecrt): Salary Certification and Effort Reporting Application for Sponsored Research

PI Dashboard: Provides a financial reporting tool for Harvard's research community with both sponsored and non-sponsored funds

Grant Management Application Suite (GMAS): Tracking of pre and post award grant submissions

Conflict of Interest (COI): [replaces Affirmation of Awareness system] Collect information from faculty to affirm that they are aware of FAS and University Policies regarding any business interests they may have in outside companies and the conflict it may present for actions that are not in the best interests of the University

Wasabi: Administrative system to assist with managing research and financial compliance

Audience

All Faculty, All Staff (ecrt, PI Dashboard, GMAS, COI)
Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health Staff (Wasabi)

Service Provider

Harvard University Information Technology, Administrative Technology Services, Research Administration and Compliance (HUIT-ATS-RAC)

Service Fee

None

Service Website

Resources for all Harvard affiliates:

Specific resources for affiliates of Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Contact Information

Unit/Appointment-specific

Harvard Medical School

Outside Activities Reporting (OAR): University-wide tracking of lab biological safety registration; Tracking of Harvard Medical School (HMS) Conflict of Interests (COI) and outside activities reporting

Audience

  • All Faculty
  • All Staff

Service Provider

Harvard Medical School

Service Fee

None

Service Website

Harvard Medical School Office of Research Administration

Contact Information

Harvard University Area, Office for Sponsored Programs

Audience

  • All Faculty
  • All Staff

Service Provider

Office for Sponsored Programs

Service Fee

None

Service Website

Office for Sponsored Programs

Contact Information