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Effort Reporting Periods


Non-Academic and 11/12 Academics

  • Winter: January, February, and March
  • Spring: April, May, and June
  • Summer: July, August, and September
  • Fall: October, November, and December


9/12 Academics
(Employees that work 9 months out of the year but are paid over 12 months)

  • Winter: November, December, January and February
  • Spring: March, April, May, and June
  • Fall: July, August, September and October
  • Summer: June, July, August and September (Only Additional Compensation DOS codes)

Effort Reporting Policies


2 CFR 220 (formerly OMB Circular A-21):


University Accounting Manual :


UC Contact and Grant Manual (Section 7-330):


Effort Reporting Procedure

Effort Reporting Procedure

The procedure outlines how effort reports are released and the timeline for certification at UCLA.