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New SAM UEI to Replace DUNS in NSF Systems

Implementation of the New SAM UEI to Replace DUNS in NSF Systems

January 27, 2022

Please see the update below from the NSF

Dear Colleague:

Effective February 28, 2022, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will begin using the new System for Award Management (SAM) issued Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in Research.gov and FastLane. This update is being made in accordance with the government-wide transition by April 4, 2022, away from the use of the Dun & Bradstreet issued Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and toward the new SAM UEI as the primary means of entity...

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Follow-up Alert

Fishbowl Follow-Up: Grant Manager Training on NIH & NSF Faculty Disclosures 

January 21, 2022

This week's Fishbowl Tuesday session highlighted important points from the Research Management Meeting (RMM) Faculty Disclosure Training for Research Administrators [RMM Recording/PPT to post soon] and included a Q&A period at the end of the session.

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Updated COVID Travel and Reimbursement Guidance

January 14, 2022

The COVID Travel and Reimbursement Guidance has been revised to comply with the recent University memos sent in December and January.

The Guidance refers to the new University Booster requirement which has resulted in an updated Vaccination and Booster Attestation form. Reimbursements for travel January 5, 2022 and later must include the new Vaccination and...

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UEI Replacing DUNS

January 14, 2022

For many years, the NIH and other federal agencies have required organizations to obtain a Dun & Bradstreet DUNS number issued as part of the registration process to apply for and receive federal funding. By April 2022, the federal government will phase out the use of DUNS numbers [149617367] and move to a 12-character unique entity identifier (UEI) [UNVDZNFA8R29]. 

 

Upcoming Changes

  • In October, we will begin to...
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