Controller's Office - Sponsored Projects Accounting

Welcome to the Sponsored Projects Accounting Controller's Office Home Page. Links and publications related to Sponsored Projects Accounting at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs are listed below.

ATTENTION: New grants management controls will be activated in PeopleSoft on October 22, 2018.  All campuses will use system functionality to enforce a hard stop on funding entries from posting after the project end date. PS 9.2 functionality will enable workflows within Human Capital Management (HCM), CU Marketplace, Concur Travel and Expense, and Payroll Expense Transfers (PETs) to validate the funding end date and project status of the sponsored project before processing a transaction.  See link below:

Project Definitions and Status

Sponsored Projects Accounting Links and Publications

Allowable Costs for Projects Starting 12/26/2016 and Later

Allowable Costs for Projects Starting Prior to 12/26/2016 Award Closeout Tool

Certifying ePER Process 

Codes Excluded Colleges and Universities Rate Agreement Cost Transfer Form Federal Register – Uniform Guidance Generating a Report of Individuals with Outstanding (ePERs) Instructions for Completion of ePERs Letter of Certification for ePERs Memorandum National Science Foundation (NSF): Grant Policy Manual Procedure on Cost Transfers Sponsored Projects Accounting Responsibilities Subrecipient Invoice Approval Subrecipient Monitoring Procedures Subrecipient Monitoring Procedures - Invoice Review UCCS Personnel Effort Reporting (ePER) Certification Process White House: Circular A-21- Cost Principles for Educational Institutions



Our Transparency Online Project system went live on the web on September 1, 2009. It was created under a Governor’s Executive Order and separately mandated by House Bill 09-1288. For more information please see the following link:

Policy Title: Roles and Responsibilities for Sponsored Programs Administration:

Please contact us with your Sponsored Projects Accounting Questions!




Melinda Hamilton
(719) 255-3481

Lisa Herman-Worley
(719) 255-3397

Jessi Komrofske
(719) 255-4230

Last Reviewed on 10/25/2017