The ability to request a No Cost Extension requiring a prior approval and the ability to request a change of PD/PI will be available through the Prior Approval section in eRA Commons after a release scheduled for Thursday, March 2, 2017.
The External User Acceptance Test (Ext-UAT) for ASSIST will be unavailable due to maintenance and upgrades at Grants.gov. Because Grants.gov’s UAT environment works with ASSIST UAT, any transactions between the systems will not be available while Grants.gov completes its maintenance and upgrades to its UAT environment.
Several new features will be added to xTRACT in a software release scheduled for Thursday, February 16, 2017. 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.
The issues preventing users from accessing some information on the detailed Status Information screen in eRA Commons have been resolved. All data is now being displayed correctly.
Original message sent Monday, January 23, 2017 at 3:34 p.m. ET
Users are experiencing issues accessing some information on the detailed Status Information screen in eRA Commons.
The technical issue with Termination Notices in xTrain has been resolved. Users can once again access and work on Termination Notices.
Original message sent Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 3:07 p.m. ET.
A technical issue with Termination Notices in xTrain is temporarily preventing users from accessing and working on Termination Notices.
We are working to correct the issue and should have it addressed shortly. We will update you when more information is available.
We are sorry for any inconvenience.