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Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 1-hour introduction/set-up session
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 – Tuesday, May 21, 2024, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET each day

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About this Workshop

This live introductory workshop provides university professionals who prepare F&A rate proposals with an overview of the Maximus Comprehensive Rate Information System - CRIS.

In this workshop, participants will:

  • Gain basic familiarity with the CRIS application under the direction of Maximus staff.
  • Complete a CRIS model using data for a simulated university.
  • Calculate an F&A rate for the modeled university and generate reports for a rate proposal.
  • Learn how to use the CRIS analytical tools to optimize rates and to make data-driven decisions.
  • Step through the CRIS process of calculating the Utility Cost Adjustment, which may increase your Organized Research F&A rate by up to 1.3 points.

CRIS is compliant with Uniform Guidance 2 CFR PART 200 and is the most proven and widely trusted F&A software in the industry. Over 250 institutions use CRIS to calculate and negotiate F&A rates. CRIS has demonstrated and proven the optimization of F&A reimbursement through thousands of negotiations with HHS-CAS and ONR.

Participants will earn 17 CPE credits for the successful completion of this entire workshop.