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NC Regional Research Employment Opportunities

New customizable AA presentation available to take to your multistate committee meetings

Events

APLU Meetings Calendar

NCRA 2017 Spring Meeting

  • April 3-5, 2017
  • Courtyard by Marriott Riverwalk San Antonio, TX
  • Meeting Minutes

Joint COPs Session 2017

Summer Mini Land-grant Meeting 2017

  • July 23-25, 2017
  • FourPoints by Sheraton, 1600 Cumberland Avenue, West Lafayette, IN
  • More info coming soon

2017 Fall ESS/AES/ARD Meeting and Workshop

  • September 25-28, 2017
  • Hyatt at the Bellevue, Philadelphia, PA
  • More details TBA

Contact Information

North Central Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (NCRA)

Dr. Jeff Jacobsen, Executive Director
jjacobsn (at) anr.msu.edu
446 West Circle, Room 408
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 884-7965

Christina Hamilton, Assistant Director
(NIMSS and Multistate Project Contact)
christina.hamilton (at) wisc.edu
205E Agriculture Hall
1450 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-2349
Fax: (608) 265-4528


Viewing or Editing Projects and Proposals in NIMSS


 To View Temp/Draft Proposals and Active, Approved Projects
  1. Go to the National Information Management Support System (NIMSS)
  2. Under 'Search NIMSS' type the project number or project title you are interested in and click Search NIMSS.
  3. Click the View button next to the correct selection. This will load the project/proposal text.
  4. To view Meetings, Reports, Participants, Impact Statements, and Reviews, click on the Homepage link.

 To Edit a Temp/Draft Proposal (Available only to AAs and those granted editing access)

  1. Go to the National Information Management Support System
  2. Log in with your email address and password. If you forgot your password, click "Forgot Password" and follow the instructions. If you still have trouble, please contact your regional NIMSS system admin (for the NC region, it's christina.hamilton@wisc.edu).
  3. After logging in, select My Project Proposals and find the proposal you wish to edit within the tabs. If you cannot find the proposal, contact your regional system admin for help; it might be submitted as final or you need to be assigned editing access.
  4. Click Edit next to the desire proposal and navigate between sections using the links on the left. Be sure to save each section when done. You may wish to view the full proposal to make sure everything looks the way it should, prior to submitting it to your AA or system admin for approval.
  5. Once you've submitted the proposal, it will be routed on to the appropriate reviewers.

To Edit the an Existing Approved Project's Homepage (Available only to those given editing access by the AA or System Admin):

  1. Go to the National Information Management Support System
  2. Log in with your email address and password. If you forgot your password, click "Forgot Password" and follow the instructions. If you still have trouble, please contact your regional NIMSS system admin (for the NC region, it's christina.hamilton@wisc.edu).
  3. If you have not done so already, notify your NIMSS System Administrator (christina.hamilton@wisc.edu) that you should be authorized as a project editor.
  4. Select My Active Projects from your main page, then click on the Edit button next to the desire project.
  5. Use the options on the left side of the screen to navigate through options available for edit (photos, links, and additional documents).
  6. Make any corrections/additions needed and "Save" at the end of each section when you are finished.