PLEASE NOTE: When you go into eRA Commons to enter the information for your report, you should see the RPPR option. If you do, you can begin the process. If you do not see the RPPR option, please do not begin the process, but first contact your departmental grants manager or OSP representative to find out how to proceed. NIH Requires Use of RPPR for All SNAP and Fellowship Progress Reports, and Expands RPPR Functionality The use of the eRA Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR)<http://grants.nih.gov/grants/rppr/index.htm> Module for submitting Streamlined Noncompeting Award Process (SNAP<http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/nihgps_2012/nihgps_ch8.htm#_Toc271264971>) and Fellowship progress reports will be required for awards with start dates on or after July 1, 2013 (i.e., due dates on or after May 15, 2013, for SNAP awards and May 1, 2013, for Fellowships). The functionality of the RPPR is also expanding on April 18, 2013 to include requests from the awarding Institutes and Centers (ICs) for additional materials following submission of an RPPR and electronic submission of the additional materials by the grantee. For more details you can read the entire notice on the NIH website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-13-035.html If you need any assistance in following the new requirements for your NIH reports, please contact your departmental grants manager or OSP representative (http://ursa.research.gsu.edu/ursa/funding/proposal-and-award-assistance-and-resources/) .