Transition to ARC


Columbia's new financial system, Accounting and Reporting at Columbia (ARC), went live on July 9, 2012.  This web page is intended to provide important information and updates on the transition to ARC and its impact on the set up and modification of sponsored projects.

This site includes:

For more general information about ARC, you can go to the ARC Tool Kit at:


Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA) and Sponsored Projects Finance (SPF) presented two forums on "The Impact of ARC on Sponsored Projects." They were held on June 26th, 2012 at CUMC, and June 27th, 2012 on the Morningside campus.

You can watch a video of the forum held on June 26th at:

The Impact of ARC on Sponsored Projects

Materials from Forums:

NEW - SPA's Key Changes Document (revised 7/1/2012)

The Key Changes Document summarizes the main business process changes in working with our office due to ARC.  This document will be updated continually throughout the ARC transition.