eRPM System Workflow without Changes

Proposal Approval Forms (PAFs) are entered in the eResearch Proposal Management system. The location of where the proposal is in the process is noted with its "State", e.g., Proposal Preparation, Unit Review, ORSP Review.

Click on state names below to learn more about each individual state.


Place your mouse on the picture below to view state transitions. Click here to view a larger version.
  • States are shown on the workflow picture in the yellow boxes that segment the arrow.
    • PIs, Reviewers, and Administrators complete "Activities" during various states.
  • State transitions are shown on the workflow picture as black lines that separate the states.
    • Before a proposal can move from one state to another certain activities must be completed for a "State Transition" to occur.