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Submitting a Request for First No-Cost Extension

This tutorial will walk you through submission of a Request for First No-Cost Extension.

Reveal the Award Management Menu

From the home screen/main menu, click on "Show Award Management Choices". A list of choices will slide into view.

Select "Foreign Travel Request"

From the menu that is now visible, click on "Request for First No-Cost Extension"

Top half of the form

The top part of the form is fairly self-explanatory.

Coeus Proposal Number - This is mandatory. Once you enter the number, click on "Import from Coeus" and the project Title, PI, and Unit will auto-populate.
PI - The PI on this grant
Sponsor - The sponsor of the grant
Grant Title
Unit - The department the grant belongs to
Department Owner/Admin - You will be automatically entered as the first contact. The second is optional.

Bottom half of form

Grant Number - Enter the full grant number.
Grant Year - The year of the current grant.
New Project Period End Date - Enter the new date the project will end on if the extension is granted.
PI's Effort during the no-cost extension - enter the percentage effort the PI will have on the project during the extension period.
Reason For Request - Check all that apply
Sponsor Letter - Optional, typically will have a letter for foundation grants.
Will Any other Faculy have effort during the extension? - If yes, use the "+" icon to add the names of each faculty member.
Additional Details - a space for any other information you wish to pass along to central office.

Once you have finished the form, click the "Submit" button.

Confirmation and Next Steps

After you click the "Submit" button, you will receive an email confirmation as well as the on-screen confirmation.

First No-Cost Extensions require PI approval before central office will review and approve. Upon submission, the PI will receive an email requesting he/she log into PEER and approve.

Once this is done, central office will be notified and review of your request will take place.

PI Approval Email

This is what the email looks like that will be sent to the PI requesting his/her approval of the request.

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