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 coeus-help@neu.edu.  We appreciate your patience while we upgraded the COEUS … Continued

Revised Validation in Coeus: NSF Equipment attachment

Based on user feedback, and recurring errors downstream in FastLane, the Coeus Team is pleased to announce a revised validation in Coeus: NSF Equipment attachment missing. As you know, Coeus can help you identify errors on your proposal before you … Continued

NEW review of Sponsors and Organizations in Coeus

The University must screen potential parties with respect to regulated transactions to ensure such activity is not prohibited by any U.S. export regulations, or other restriction. The Coeus Team is now required to screen any new Sponsors or Organizations that … Continued

Updated Equipment in Budget $ threshold

In line with new Uniform Guidance principles effective 12/26/14, the capitalization dollar threshold for Equipment is $5000.   The note on the Budget-Equipment page in Coeus has been changed to reflect this new amount: We continue to work with the community … Continued