Commitment Accounting

Important Information for Commitment Accounting Users

Beginning May 7, 2018 only valid U-D-O combinations will be allowed in PeopleSoft.

Beginning July 1, 2018 only valid chart string combinations will be allowed in PeopleSoft.




June 8, 2018

Final day to enter Salary and Wage Redistribution Justification (SWRJ) forms for processing.

June 25, 2018

Final day to enter employee charging instructions (ECI) for FY 2018. ECIs entered by this date will not be affected by the cross validation rules (CVR) that will become effective July 1, 2018.

June 28, 2018

Rollover of existing FY 2018 ECIs to FY 2019.  ECIs will be temporarily disabled for FY 2019 beginning on this date.

July 2-6, 2018

ECI reallocations for FY 2018 will be permitted by departments. All reallocations will be subject to cross validation rules effective July 1, 2018.

July 10, 2018

All ECI access will be resumed on this date.

Department default changes will continue to be entered as they are received in Payroll.

Please refer to the ECI-CVR Preview pagelet in PeopleSoft to monitor violations that should be corrected prior to July 1, 2018.

If you have questions about employee charging instructions, or the SWRJ form, please contact Payroll Services at (848) 445-2113 or


The Salary and Wage Redistribution and Justification Application can be used to request a transfer of work effort/costs to alternate funding source(s), only after the payroll has been posted to the General Ledger.

The paper form will no longer be accepted as of March 1, 2018.  For all SWRJs, please use the online application.

The new 2017 Change In Source of Funds form is now available on the Grant and Contract Accounting website. Please see instructions tab on how to complete the form.