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Mindful of metrics? Help is here.

March 17, 2017

Do you use Google Analytics to monitor traffic to a Yale website? The Yale Google Analytics User Group meets monthly to discuss best practices in web analytics, share insights and showcase members’ work. Sign up now for the next meeting, held...

Yale Fleet Management Update: Snowstorm Prep

March 13, 2017

Forecasters are predicting up to 18 inches of snow statewide over the next 48 hours. Yale Fleet Management strongly encourages departments to ensure that university vehicles are fully fueled by the end of the day today. Departments are also encouraged to warm up vehicles today so that they will...

New Lead Administrator for the Yale School of Nursing - Marcia Thomas

March 13, 2017

Marcia Thomas , Ed.D., M.P.H., M.S., will join the Yale School of Nursing full-time on April 3, 2017, as the associate dean for Finance and Administration. As the strategic business partner to Ann Kurth, dean of Yale School of Nursing, Marcia will jointly hold a reporting...

Office of Sponsored Projects Newsletter, 2017, Volume 1, Issue 3

March 9, 2017

The latest edition of the Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) News & Updates,volume 1, issue 3, is now available. Please share with your faculty as applicable.

In this...

EHS Launches New Online Minor and Visiting Student Application Process

March 7, 2017

The Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) has launched a new online application system that replaces the existing paper process for minors and visiting students participating in research or clinical activities. An...

Problem solvers, unite

March 7, 2017

Yale Communities of Practice are a helpful way to grow your network and develop competencies. Whether you lead a team or a project, two upcoming events can help you tackle challenges in your everyday work.

Project Management CoP: Change Management - March 16

At the next University-wide...

Got 5 minutes? Watch the latest Workday Financials videos

March 7, 2017

Stay abreast of changes resulting from the July 2017 implementation of Workday Financials by accessing a growing library of training resources for Yale business office employees. Five minutes is all you need to watch one of the latest...

New Lead Administrator for Center for Musculoskeletal Care - Mary Henwood

March 6, 2017

Mary L. Henwood, M.P.H. , is the inaugural director of Finance and Administration for the Center for Musculoskeletal Care (CMC). The CMC provides world-class care by putting patients at the center of a multi-disciplinary team that is dedicated to caring for patients with...

Office of Sponsored Projects Newsletter-2017, Vol 1, Issue 2

March 2, 2017

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) has published its latest edition of OSP New & Updates: 207, volume 1, issue 2 . Please share with your faculty as applicable....

Call for presenters: Yale Digital Conference is coming

February 24, 2017

It’s not too late to submit your idea for presentations at this year’s Yale Digital Conference, happening March 16 at Luce Hall (34 Hillhouse Ave) in New Haven.

Yale Digital Conference is a full-day learning event centered around Yale University’s web publishing service...

And now, a word about phishing

February 24, 2017

Think you’re safe from phishing messages? Some malicious emails appear to have been sent from legitimate sources. Learn how to protect yourself by taking the Phishing Awareness eLearning course, accessible via the ITS Cyber Security Training...

ITS Monday Morning News - February 20

February 20, 2017

This week Monday Morning News announced that it will be published on the first Monday of each month. Its next edition will be on March 6. The deadline to submit articles and announcements for March 6 is February 24. Thereafter, the submission deadline will be the third Friday of the month....

Agenda for Business Operations LEAD Meeting - February 20th

February 14, 2017

Based on feedback from lead administrators and operations managers, Business Operations will hold monthly LEAD meetings with both lead administrators and operations managers in attendance . The meeting on February 20th, will be held at The Anlyan Center...

Couldn't attend the Finance Professionals Forum? See what you missed.

February 14, 2017

Hours before unveiling Yale’s expanded Center for Teaching and Learning, Provost Ben Polak addressed Yale Finance employees at the second quarterly Finance Professionals Forum , held Jan. 27 at 25 Science Park. Without the finance...

Business Operations Community Meeting (BOCM) - February 21

February 14, 2017

The Business Operations Community Meeting (BOCM) will be held Tuesday, February 21, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m ., at the Sterling Hall of Medicine (SHM), C-wing, 333 Cedar Street , in lecture hall C 428. Light refreshments will...

Lead Administrators: By March 15, please submit Workday Financials role assignments

February 9, 2017

As discussed at the LEAD meeting on January 30, Workday Financials role assignments for your department are due Wednesday, March 15th .

Please refer to the Role Mapping Guide,...

Workday Financials team meets with University Cabinet

February 9, 2017

In the move toward simpler, more effective financial management at Yale University, [email protected] program leaders met recently with the University Cabinet to review Release 4 Go-Live Financials and System Impacts. The January 25 meeting gave University leaders a high-level overview of the ongoing...

New online forms for Egencia traveler group and meeting setup

February 9, 2017

No more paper! Yale travel planners who need to set up a meeting or traveler group can now use these online forms, which replace the paper forms on February 10.

Meeting setup form...

Yale Fleet Management Update

February 8, 2017
Snowstorm coming: Vehicle prep Forecasters are predicting up to 14 inches of snow statewide over the next 48 hours. Yale Fleet Management strongly encourages departments to ensure their university vehicles are fully fueled by the end of the day today. In addition, temperatures are...

Office of Sponsored Projects Newsletter, 2017, Volume 1, Issue 1

February 2, 2017

The Office of Sponsored Projects ( OSP ) has published its latest edition of OSP News & Updates: 2017, volume 1, issue 1 . Please share with your faculty...

Yale ITS urges Apple device owners to update iOS

February 2, 2017

Significant security vulnerabilities have been identified in Apple iOS mobile operating systems and are categorized as critical. These vulnerabilities affect iPhones, iPads, and iPod Touch operating systems. Yale ITS strongly advises updating these devices to the most recent version (10.2.1) as...

Increased threshold for capitalization effective 7/1

February 2, 2017

Effective July 1, 2017 the capitalization threshold for Capital Projects will increase to $100,000. (Currently the threshold for capitalization is $50,000.) Departments should take this change into consideration when developing their operating budgets for Fiscal Year 2018. Questions regarding...

Reminder: fiscally responsible tipping

February 2, 2017

The use of Yale Dining’s catering service is the preferred option for catering events and no tipping is allowed under those circumstances. If an outside vendor caters/delivers food and a tip to the delivery person is appropriate, an amount up to a maximum of a 10% gratuity is considered fiscally...

NIH Proposal Review and Submission Activities for February Deadlines

January 27, 2017

The NIH R01 February 5th deadline, which falls on a Sunday, has been extended until Monday, February 6th. Please make note the following review and submission activities:

February 3rd Proposal Review and Submission Activities

The OSP Proposal team will:...

ITS to retire Identity Finder application in late January

January 23, 2017

In early 2017, Yale will phase out its Identity Finder software and replace it with an updated utility. In the past, faculty and staff used Identity Finder to scan their computers annually for sensitive data such as credit card numbers, Social Security numbers, and banking information. Beginning...

Announcing the [email protected] Introduction to Worktags Video

January 19, 2017

The [email protected] team is excited to announce the launch of the Introduction to Worktags video that provides an overview of Worktags, which are the building blocks of the charging...

Business Operations Community Meetings (BOCM) to start in February

January 18, 2017

There will be no BOCM meeting in January. BOCM meetings will reconvene in February. BOCM co-chairs Jenna-Claire Kemper and Christopher Galatioto will forward more details about the February BOCM agenda, meeting date, and location as soon as possible.

Please contact...

OSP Training: Financial Reporting and Closeout - January 19

January 10, 2017

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) will hold a Financial Reporting and Closeout training on January 19, 2017. The Financial Reporting and Closeout training is geared towards administrators who are responsible for the financial reporting and closeout of sponsored awards.

If you’ve...

Yale names new CIO, John Barden

January 9, 2017

In a recently issued message, Senior Vice President, Jack Callahan, announces the new Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, John Barden, who will join the university in March 2017.

Dear Colleagues,

Provost Ben Polak and I are pleased to welcome John Barden, who...

Reminder of requirement to report cash transactions over $10,000

January 5, 2017

The University is required to report certain transactions to the Internal Revenue Service and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, where it receives more than $10,000 in cash from a single payer. Such reporting is required on Form 8300 within fifteen (15) days following the transaction....