Planned brief Coeus outage @9am, Tuesday November 24

Coeus will be offline tomorrow, Tuesday  November 24, 2015 for ~5 minutes beginning  at 9:00am to reboot the server following a web certificate update. During this time, users will not be able to log into Coeus.  A follow-up notice will … Continued

COEUS News: New Reminder Validation in Coeus

Based on user feedback, the Coeus Team is pleased to announce a new validation in Coeus: reminder to check for User Attached S2S forms and to include them with the submission. As you know, Coeus can help you identify errors … Continued

COEUS News: “Professional Name” now in Coeus

Based on user feedback, the Coeus Team is pleased to announce a new feature in Coeus: Professional Name in the Coeus Person Table database. At Northeastern University, our employees are listed in the directory in one of 3 ways:  by … Continued

UPDATE to Coeus validation re: Special Characters

A change has been made to the new Special Characters validation recently activated in Coeus (see original post for details). The special characters validation for proposal attachments has been changed from an ERROR to a WARNING.  Since this validation detects spaces … Continued

New Fringe Rate effective 7/1/15

The Coeus Team has received confirmation of a change in the University Rate Agreement, Fringe Rates effective 7/1/15. Full Benefit employee rate as of 7/1/15 is 24.70 (down from 25.6); Temp/Part-Time employee rate remains at 7.65. This change has been … Continued

Coeus Enhancement: Daily release of proposal locks

Based on user feedback, the Coeus Team is pleased to announce a new user enhancement in Coeus: Daily release of proposal locks. As you know, the Coeus application locks proposals (the budget and the general proposal, separately) when a user … Continued

NEW Coeus validation – check for special characters

Based on user feedback, and recurring errors downstream in sponsor systems such as FastLane and eRA Commons, the Coeus Team is pleased to announce new validations in Coeus: Check for Special Characters. As you know, Coeus can help you identify … Continued

Issue logging into Coeus

3:30pm Reports have been received of issues logging into Coeus.  Users are receiving the error message “User ID does not exist.” A similar issue was discovered in our Test environment earlier this week, and ITS determined there was a problem … Continued

Coeus is back online

Greetings! The Coeus application database has been updated to reset the proposal counter for the new fiscal year. You can now log into Coeus. Questions about Coeus should be directed to  We appreciate your patience while we upgraded the COEUS … Continued