The following are other research resources provided by UCF.

To request access to PARIS/ARGIS/AURORA  for new personnel, please email a request to COS Post-Award ( Be sure to include: Employee name, Employee ID, and Department name.

ARGIS is a web-based enterprise-level system which provides users direct access to the information needed for managing funded research. Items tracked by the system include proposals, funding, licenses, and other agreements. The system also allows users to report and document hazards and conflicts of interest that impact the compliance requirements of their respective research. It integrates with PeopleSoft.

AURORA is an enterprise web system which provides on-demand or subscription-based reports on funded research activity at UCF. Users can view reports on expenditures, new funding, deliverables, and other reports, many of which are available at both aggregate and detailed levels. It integrates with Huron and F&A’s DataMart.


Effort Certification and Reporting Technology (ECRT) is a web-based system used by UCF to allow faculty to certify their working time for the semester. Effort certification is required by UCF policy as well as federal law, and is often required by grant agencies for both sponsored and non-sponsored awards. By certifying your time, you are confirming that you have worked the amount of time that you reported during the semester.


The Internal Opportunities site includes information about 1) Limited Submission (LS) Opportunities from federal, state, and private programs, and 2) UCF Internal Programs facilitated through the UCF Office of Research & Commercialization (ORC). This site serves as a clearinghouse for internal competitions, programs that provide seed funds, and programs that secure matching funds. Please visit each program announcement to review the specific eligibility, guidelines, requirements, and deadlines.


The new comprehensive web-based system which provides users direct access to the information needed for managing funded research from proposal to closeout. The Huron system has several specific applications including Grants, Agreements, IRB, IACUC, COI, and Ecrt. This system is replacing several older systems including ARGIS and IRIS.

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PARIS is an enterprise web system that provides a window to researchers, chairs, deans and administrators to monitor proposals, awards, financials and assets for funded research projects at UCF. The awards section allows users to view contract details and financial information for awarded contracts and grants from the Office of Research & Commercialization. The research financials section allows users to access an account’s Budget & Expenditures, Payroll information, Revenue, and Budget Details. The Research Asset Database provides location, description and principal investigator details for research equipment valued $10,000 and above. It integrates with ARGIS, DataPro, Payroll (HR), and F&A’s DataMart.

ACCESS to PARIS: Access to the ARGIS database will also give you access to view contracts and financial information in PARIS.






A web-based financial system used for reconciliation and record keeping. Includes four different sections: Encumbrance, Budget, Actuals, and FLAIR.