Coeus is Back Online!

Good Morning, ITS has applied the Forms D patch to Coeus. Coeus is back online. Questions about Coeus should be directed to We appreciate your patience while we work to maintain Coeus.

Change in Coeus Activity Types

In an effort to collect more specific data around the types of activities to which we submit applications, information necessary for required government reports, we will be making a slight change the Activity Types in Coeus. Currently, there is an … Continued

Updated e-Submissions link on ORAF webpage

In an effort to provide the user community with expanded information on the flexible submission options for grant applications, we are updating the e-Submissions link on the Office of Research Administration and Finance (ORAF) webpage. In the past, this link … Continued

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