Texas Tech University

System Upgrades–Cayuse Research Suite & NIH eRA Commons

May 22, 2014

Due to a system upgrade, the Cayuse Research Suite will be unavailable beginning Saturday, May 24 at 11 p.m. Central time. The upgrade will take approximately five hours and Cayuse 424 will be inaccessible during this time. At Texas Tech this includes Cayuse 424, Cayuse SP and the IRB module. 

This will also coincide with downtime for the NIH eRA Commons. The Commons downtime will start Friday, May 23 at 9 p.m. Eastern, and they are expected to be back up Tuesday, May 27 at 7 a.m. Eastern. During this downtime, you will be able to continue working on and submitting proposals, and they will be held by Grants.gov until the Commons is back online Tuesday morning. For more information on this downtime, here is a link to the NIH announcement:

Additionally, NIH deadlines that fall during this downtime have been pushed to Thursday, May 29. To see a list of impacted opportunities, please visit the following page:

Please plan accordingly.

Office of Research Services