Revised 9/7/2018

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Viewing the RPPR in Commons

The RPPR, in PDF format, is accessible in Commons within the Status Information screen. To view the RPPR, perform the following steps:

  1. From Commons, select the Status menu option.
  2. Closed toggler arrowSelect the link for List of Applications/Grants.

    Status tab and List of Appls link

  3.  Closed toggler arrowFrom the Status Result ‚Äď List of Applications/Grants screen, select the hyperlink for the specific Application ID.

    Application ID link

    Closed toggler arrowThe Status Information screen displays with the Other Relevant Documents section in the top right corner.

  4.  The progress reports for incrementally-funded and multi-year funded awards are displayed differently in Other Relevant Documents.
    1. For an incrementally-funded RPPR: Select the e-Application link from the Other Relevant Documents section of the Status Information screen.

    eApplication link

    1. For multi-year funded awards: Select the appropriate year's link in the Research Performance Progress Report section. Links will appear as follows: RPPR Year <X> <MM/DD/YYYY> .
    2. Sample RPPR Year 1 <date> link

The PDF version of the RPPR opens in a separate window.

NOTE: The submitted RPPR can also be accessed from the RPPR Menu screen. The View button opens the PDF version of the RPPR.


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