Electronic Proposal Clearance System (EPCS) Access and Training Resources

EPCS Proposal and Award Management Portal Access


On-Demand Training

Navigating the E-PCS (1hr 20min)

Welcome to the Electronic Proposal Clearance System (EPCS)!  In this session, we will learn the basics of the sponsored projects management system unique to the University of Oregon.  We will cover how to create proposal records and dive into the details of each section's functionality and requirements.

If you still have questions after watching this video, please reach out to your Pre-award SPA for a one-on-one training session.


Required Certifications

The following certifications are required to be completed annually by UO employees who interact with active sponsored projects.  Please contact pcarey@uoregon.edu for further guidance. 

DGA Certification

This mandatory annual certification provides an overview of important concepts and procedures regarding compliance and accountability that are integral to the designated Department Grant Administrator (DGA) role for externally funded projects or programs at the University of Oregon.

    PI Certification

    This mandatory annual certification provides an overview of important concepts and procedures regarding compliance and accountability that are vital to the Principal Investigator (PI) or Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) role, as a primary steward, of an externally funded project or program at the University of Oregon. This annual certification must be current in order to be added to an Electronic Proposal Clearance System (EPCS) record, or for a new account to be set-up in Banner for awarded funds.