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EFS ACE40 Timeline for Go-Live

Published: January 12, 2022

The EFS Support Organization is in the process of conducting User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to update PeopleSoft from Image 36 to Image 40, as part of the Annual Catch-up Event (ACE). This is one of the final milestones to complete prior to the Go-Live event starting on Thursday March 10th at 5:00 PM and concluding Monday March 14th at 8:00 AM.

We have compiled the following schedule, including deadlines for transactions, as part of our organizational readiness plan to prepare for the Annual Catch-up Event. These deadlines are intended to minimize complications and mitigate risk of data loss during the update effort. Please review the following dates carefully and make note of the deadlines that apply to your department.

Date and Time Deadline
March 10, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. Checks, ACH and EFT payment requests to be submitted by 2:00 P.M. March 10, 2022 or after March 13, 2022.
March 10, 2022 at 3:00 P.M. through March 13, 2022 The Treasury department will not be accepting deposits during this time. Please prepare accordingly to have deposits in by March 10, 2022 by 3:00 P.M. or to be held until March 14, 2022.We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Treasury if you have any questions or concerns.
March 10, 2022 at 5:00 P.M. Solicitations posted on the Supplier Portal cannot be accessed by suppliers or Purchasing staff until go-live on March 14, 2022.
March 10, 2022 at 5:00 P.M. PeopleSoft 9.2.40 update will begin. PeopleSoft 9.2.36 will be brought offline at this time.
March 10, 2022 at 5:00 P.M. through March 13, 2022EFS PeopleSoft will be unavailable.
March 11, 2022 through March 13, 2022 No wire requests will be processed on these days. Wire requests submitted to the Treasury and ACTTC-Claims should have wire release dates either before March 11, 2022 or after March 13, 2022.
March 14, 2022 at 8:00 A.M. EFS PeopleSoft 9.2.40 will be online and available for use.

As a reminder, the EFS Support Organization will utilize the latest Images provided through PeopleSoft Update Manager (PUM) to complete the Annual Catch-up Event. This annual process will bring us to the most current Image release, available at the start of ACE, offering improved system security and stability. Individual critical fixes identified by the EFS Support Organization will be applied throughout the year to keep EFS PeopleSoft stable and secure.

The EFS Support Organization continues to work diligently on meeting our Annual Catch-up Event milestones while continuing to offer support to the EFS end user community.

Thank you,

The EFS Support Organization