Effort Reporting is TTUs means of providing assurance to sponsors that:
- Salaries charged to sponsored projects are reasonable in relation to the work performed,
- Faculty and staff have met their commitments to sponsored projects.
Mandatory effort training for faculty is now available through Human Resources Professional
Development. Please click on the following link to take the online course:
The Semi-annual 1 effort certifications (January 1 – June 30) will be released to
faculty on July 16 and semi-annual 2 effort certifications (July 1 – December 31)
will be released to faculty on January 16 annually. Please review the effort certification
timelines below for important due dates.
Guidance for Non-Working/Idle Salary Posting to Sponsored Projects
Non-working/idle salary may be allowable on sponsored projects; refer to sponsor guidelines
for information on allowability. Please ensure that all non-working/idle salary is
captured as Non-Worked Pandemic Leave (NWPD) by using the Non-Working/Idle Salary
Posting to Sponsored Projects flowchart Salary Idle Salary Posting to a Sponsored Project flow chart to determine if any changes are needed to an individual's current leave code or salary
allocation. Please refer to the Guidance for Non-Working/Idle Salary Posting to Sponsored
Projects Guidance for Non-Working_Idle Salary Posting to Sponsored Projects for additional information. For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are a new effort coordinator who has not already taken the Effort Coordinator
training or if you would like to request additional training please contact Mychael.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Effort Certification: Logging in and Getting Started
Mandatory Training for ALL Certifiers.
It is strongly recommended that online training be completed before certifying effort in the ECRT system.
Helpful guide on how to log into ECRT and certify effort.
For additional questions on Effort Reporting, eCRT system use or related training,
please contact email@example.com.