eRA Information: Ext-UAT and Commons Demo Will be Unavailable Friday, October, 14 2016

The External User Acceptance Test (Ext-UAT) and the Commons Demo environments are scheduled to be offline Friday, October 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET in preparation for the fall system-wide software release. As part of our standard practice before each quarterly software release, we update the Ext-UAT and Commons Demo environments with the changes that will take place in production.

These changes will be implemented to production starting on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 9 p.m. ET.

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

eRA Enhancements: Improvements to xTRACT To Be Implemented August 18, 2016

In a software release scheduled for Thursday, August 18, 2016, several new features will be added to xTRACT. xTRACT is the Extramural Trainee Reporting And Career Tracking system and is accessed via eRA Commons. It allows applicants, grantees and assistants to create research training tables for progress reports and institutional training grant applications.



eRA Enhancements: eRA Commons’ Upcoming Release and Scheduled Downtime for Thursday, July 21

Scheduled Downtime for the July Release:

eRA Commons and ASSIST will be unavailable beginning at 9 p.m. ET Thursday, July 21, and will return to service by 7 a.m. ET Friday, July 22, 2016. When the system is available again, you will see new features and functionality have been added to the system.   The following are highlights of eRA Commons’ upcoming July software release.

Highlights of eRA Commons’ July Software Release

Updates in eRA Commons

eRA Information: NIH Maintenance This Weekend May Affect Connectivity in eRA Modules

NIH will be conducting required maintenance on all of its systems this weekend, Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on both days. As a result of this NIH-wide maintenance, eRA systems may experience intermittent connectivity issues. Users logged in at the time of the maintenance may be affected and will need to log in again.

We are sorry for any inconvenience.


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