Effort Compensation Certification and Reporting

Period of Performance
01/01/ 2023 - 06/30/2023

08/14/2023 - 09/01/2023

09/11/2023 - 10/20/2023


Effort Compensation Certification & Reporting, in accordance with 2 CFR Part 200 is the University’s internal control for providing assurance to sponsors that:

  1. Remuneration charged to sponsored programs are justifiable, reasonable, and allocable to the respective sponsored projects, in relation to the work performed
  2. Faculty and staff have met their commitments to sponsored projects including cost-sharing


Effort Certification & Reporting Help
ECCRT Checklist for Effort Coordinators
Effort Certification Roles & Responsibilities Matrix
PeopleSoft Earning Codes

Determination of a Base or Supplemental Effort Card

Effort cards are created based on a combination of the payroll expenditure type and earnings code. For  example, a Base effort card for a Class 1 employee, will have expenditure type 50010 and earnings code R01. A Supplemental Effort card for a Class 5 employee will have expenditure type 50090 and earnings code R02.

For a complete listing of expenditure type and earnings codes used in the Effort Certification system, please view our Earnings Codes (Excel).