This article provides instructions on how to renew eligible Category I Forms. You will have the option to renew a Category I form 60 days from the expiration date. There are two ways to renew a Category I form:
- The "Category I Approval Expiration" pop-up
- By selecting the Category I form.
This article will show you both options.
- The Category I Renew feature can only be used once. If you delete the renewed Category I form, you will not have an option to use the renew function again. Instead, you will need to submit a new Category I form.
Category I Approval Expiration Pop-up Disclaimer
When a Category I form is within 60 days of expiration a "Category I Approval Expiration" pop-up reminder will appear.
This reminder will give you three options:
- Remind me on the next login: receive another pop-up reminder the next time you log into UC OATS
- I will no longer in engage in this activity after the "approved until" date: select this option if you will no longer engage in the Category I form. When this option is selected, a note is added to the activity stating you no longer plan on engaging in the activity.
- I want to begin a renewal request now: select this option to renew the Category I form.
To renew Category I form(s):
- Select the "I want to begin a renewal request now" option for all Category I forms you would like to renew and then click "Submit".
- The "Category I Approval Form(s) Copied" pop-up will appear with the renewed Category I form(s). Select the "Open form" option to complete the Category I form renewal.
- Complete and submit the Category I form for approval.
Note: If you do close the Category I form without completing it, the form will still be available to you. Simply locate the activity and click on the Category I form.
Category I Form Copy Button
When a Category I form is within 60 days of expiration a "Category I Approval Expiration" pop-up reminder will appear. If you close that pop-up without selecting the renew option, you can follow these instructions to renew a Category I form.
To renew a Category I form:
- Confirm you are in the correct fiscal year.
- Click on the Category I form that needs to be renewed.
- Click on the "Copy" button to generate a new Category I form. You will need to provide some information but most of the data will copy over.
- Complete the Category I form. You will need to complete the last date in which you are seeking approval, update the relationship you will have with this entity, and the estimated number of hours for the annual period.
- Click the "Request Approval" button to submit.
- The Category I form will be added to your workspace and will process through the approval workflow.