FAQ

How do I add a new Sponsor to Coeus & PEER?
Technically you cannot directly add a new sponsor to PEER or Coeus. New sponsor entries must be validated before they are created to ensure information is c...
Mon, 13 May, 2019 at 3:41 PM
How do I add a new Department or Unit Choice to PEER?
Note: In Coeus, department are referred to as Units (i.e. "business units").  PEER inherits this terminology, so Department and Unit mean the same...
Tue, 14 May, 2019 at 10:24 AM
How do I add a new Person to PEER
Note: In PEER, persons and users are interchangeable.  A PEER user is listed in the list of persons, and anyone listed in PEER's list of persons is als...
Tue, 14 May, 2019 at 10:32 AM
Why can't I link my Contract Request to the right Coeus Proposal?
If you're trying to link a Contract Request to its Coeus Proposal, and you can't find the proposal in the search results, keep reading. Most o...
Tue, 14 May, 2019 at 1:26 PM
Why do I need a W9 or Tax ID # for a Contract Request?
Per policies set by VUMC leadership, we have to engage in compliance checks with all entities with whom we have business relationships.  Per the policy, thi...
Wed, 15 May, 2019 at 7:04 AM
How do I request a new Center Number for my Contract?
PEER to Center Management Departments can now use Center Management for research-related contracts being negotiated by the Office of Contracts Managemen...
Wed, 15 May, 2019 at 9:42 AM
Why does PEER show "TBD" for a contract request approver? (OCM)
Some approvals have more than one possible person that can approve.  Each of these persons gets the approval notification and either one can go in an approv...
Fri, 17 May, 2019 at 8:12 AM
How do I submit a contract to OCM?
To submit a research agreement , or an agreement where VUMC is the provider of services, to the Office of Contracts Management, please see Submit a Contract...
Mon, 20 May, 2019 at 3:33 PM
How do I submit a purchasing/procurement/sourcing contract?
To submit a contract where VUMC will be purchasing a good or service from an external vendor, see Submit a contract to Sourcing.
Mon, 20 May, 2019 at 3:34 PM
Why can't I request a Center Number on my contract?
For overview, see How to Request a Center Number on a Contract. When attempting to submit a contract for a Center Number, you may see this error message...
Mon, 20 May, 2019 at 3:56 PM