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GMAS will be unavailable the evening of Wednesday, February 10, 2021 (starting at 7:00 pm) until the start of business on Thursday, February 11, 2021 for Release 1_56.02

GMAS will be unavailable on Wednesday, February 10th starting at 7PM for an upcoming release which includes additional enhancements for the new Outside Activity and Interest Reporting (OAIR) approval, as well as some bug fixes.

Some of the OAIR enhancements include:

  • A new Outside Activity and Interest Reporting (OAIR) approval screen
  • "Generated by" information on the approval list screen
  • Ability to override the OAIR status for approvals associated to non-HUID people
  • Non-HUID indicator on approval statuses...
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GMAS Unavailable the Weekend of Friday, January 15, 2021 (starting at 6:00 pm) until the start of business on Monday, January18, 2021 for Release 1_56

GMAS will be unavailable beginning at 6PM on Friday, January 15th. This outage is scheduled to support the upcoming GMAS release scheduled to be available on Monday, January 18th. In this release, GMAS will integrate with the new Outside Activity and Interest Reporting System (OAIR), and retire the COI and OAR approvals. The new...

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GMAS Unavailable this Weekend for Release 1_53, available on April 27, 2020

GMAS has a scheduled release this weekend. The application will be unavailable starting at 7pm on Friday, April 24th. The new release will be available at the start of business on Monday, April 27th. This release includes a redesign of the cost sharing form and cost sharing approval, a new cost sharing request, new electronic signature for Initials and Renewal, and more. For full release notes please visit GMAS Release 1_53. Read more about GMAS Unavailable this Weekend for Release 1_53, available on April 27, 2020

Harvard Data Warehouse (HDW) migration and outage, Sept. 20-24

As part of Harvard’s larger move to the Cloud, the Harvard Data Warehouse (HDW) will migrate from the data center at 60 Oxford St., Cambridge to Amazon Web Services (Cloud).

From 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 20th through Monday, September 24, as the migration is in process, the Harvard Data Warehouse will be unavailable.

As a result, certain Financial, Sponsored and/or Human Resource data in GMAS will be stale as of the end of the business day on Wednesday, September 19. GMAS will be brought up to date by 9am on Tuesday, September 25 when the HDW is back to normal...

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FSS Applications Website Moving to HUIT

The FSS applications website used by many people across the University will start redirecting people to a new applications page starting August 20th. Be sure to update your bookmarks for the applications page to huit.harvard.edu/apps/finance now!
 
Below is the formal communication from the Director of Administrative Systems, Enterprise Applications in HUIT. Please share this communication with those you...
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GMAS Release this Thursday

GMAS will be unavailable on Thursday, July 13th starting at 7pm for another stabilization release. The system should only be down for about an hour. The release will include additional fixes to bugs that were introduced as a result of the May 22nd release. 

  • Fixed bug which incorrectly generated approvals for OAR and COI when TBD Investigator is added to research team
  • Fixed additional bugs related to associating a TBD with an 'Investigator flag' to a proposal
  • Fixed bug which prevented people from being added to notifications list when...
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GMAS Release this Thursday

GMAS will be unavailable on Thursday, June 8th starting at 7pm for another stabilization release. The system should only be down for about an hour. The release will include additional fixes to bugs that were introduced with the May 22nd release. 

  • Fixed bug on the "Edit proposal information" screen that resulted in the COI approval disappearing.
  • Fixed bug which caused the inclusion enrollment form to map incorrect totals to the PDF preview on system to system proposals.
  • Fixed logic on person email addresses to be more flexible (...
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