Latest Updates

July 27, 2023

Updated topics on creating a new account and doing an advanced search for accounts to align with new updated screens for these features. Also updated screen capture for 500K Prior Approval Request, where the FOA label has been changed to Opportunity Number to align with eRA's new naming guidelines; see Prior Approval - $500K Request.

June 27, 2023

Updated eRA Commons online help to a new look and feel, and it now includes the new eRA logo. See Welcome to eRA Commons Online Help for instructions on using the new help features.

May 16, 2023

The Understanding Grant Numbers topic has been updated to include the new "D%" suffix code. The new D code in a grant number indicates that a resubmission and/or renewal application was withdrawn prior to the issuance of a summary statement at the request of the applicant and a subsequent version of that resubmission or renewal was submitted.

May 15, 2023

A new Project Number field has been added to the General search screen for signing officials in the Status module. At this time, this field is to support a pilot program for NIH contract vendors and can be disregarded by most eRA Commons users. See Status Search for SOs.

October 27, 2022

Signing officials (SOs) now have an option in the eRA Commons Status module to bypass the standard 2 business day application viewing window for administrative supplement applications. See Bypassing the 2-Business-Day Application Viewing Window for Administrative Supplements.

October 27, 2022

The Status module for signing officials has been updated to a new visual appearance. Status screens have been updated in the help, including Status search screens, search results, some screens that result from clicking action links from grants, and the Status Information screen. See Status Search for SOs.

October 27, 2022

The Change of Institution/relinquishing statement screens for signing officials are now updated to a new visual appearance. All relinquishing statement screens have been updated in the help. See Managing Relinquishing Statements .

August 19, 2022

Updated all links to eRA Help Desk to, the new support page for eRA.

July 20, 2022

Updated Personal Profile screen captures to match current product screens. Changed Gender to Sex in Demographics section of Personal Profile.

June 30, 2022

Updated FCOI section to align online help with the FCOI new look and feel. Content and functionality of FCOI remains the same; see Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Module Overview.

June 23, 2022

Updated RPPR section with all new screenshots to match the new look and feel of the RPPR module. See Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) Module.

June 13, 2022

Updated link for more information on Other Support in the Just in Time Screen topic: Just in Time (JIT) Screen.

May 23, 2022

Updated the Delegations topics to align with the new look and feel of all delegation screens. See Delegations.

May 20, 2022

Updated the Demo Site topic to align with the new look and feel of Demo registration screens. See Commons Demonstration Site.

May 2, 2022

In the Institution Profile, updated the About the Institution section to align with the new use of unique entity identifiers instead of DUNS numbers. DUNS number, if they exist, still display in About the Institution. See About the Institution. Relinquishment of Institution (Change of Institution) screens are updated to show new UEI field in the place of where the DUNS number formerly appeared.