Time and Effort

Any individual who works any portion of his or her time on federal, state of Texas, and certain other non-federal sponsored projects or activities, whether compensated or uncompensated by that project directly, is required to certify effort using the web-based Time and Effort Certification System for exempt employees or TimeTraq for non-exempt employees.

Time & Effort Departmental Administrator Access

Time & Effort Departmental Administrator Request

Certification Process/Procedure

The following pages on The Texas A&M University System website correspond to the correct process/procedure for individuals in various roles in the Texas A&M research enterprise. In addition, this website contains a list of frequently asked questions and answers about the certification process.

Principal Investigator (Self Certify)

Administrators

Managers

General Information

The Texas A&M University System provides information and guidelines on the time-and-effort reporting process.

Certification Periods

Frequently Asked Questions

Glossary

Introduction

Key Concepts

PI Eligible Title Codes

Salary vs. Hourly Employees

What’s New

Regulations/Rules

Specific rules and regulations, adopted by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Texas A&M, and The Texas A&M University System, apply to the time-and-effort certification process.

Federal

Texas A&M Rule 15.01.01.M4 (PDF)

A&M System Regulation 15.01.04 (PDF)

Training

Online Training

SSO – TrainTraq Time and Effort Course

Course Number 2111113

Videos

How to certify…

Certifying a Timesheet in TimeTraq (for managers) – (Video)

Self Certification (usually for PI eligible employees) – (Video)

Certifying your employees time and effort documents (for manager) – (Video)

Help

For more information please visit the The Texas A&M University System Time and Effort website.

Please contact

Karan Watkins, Director
Division of Research
Texas A&M University
kwatkins@tamu.edu

Pam Knight, Assistant Director
Division of Research
Texas A&M University
Pknight@tamu.edu

Eric Alvarez, Research Services Administrator
Division of Research
Texas A&M University
Eaalvarez@tamu.edu