NIH RPPR Instruction Guide
January 25, 2016
When an RPPR is ready for review and submission, it is routed to the next reviewer. Refer to the
section of this document titled Route the RPPR for steps on routing to the next reviewer.
5.2.4 Editing Inclusion Enrollment Data
The following chapter discusses inclusion data in the Inclusion Management System (IMS) as
accessed and processed via your RPPR. For more information on IMS, please refer to the IMS
Online Help or the Instructions for Accessing the Inclusion Management System (IMS) via
To update inclusion enrollment data, select the Inclusion link from question G.4.b of section G.
Special Reporting Requirements. For additional information on inclusion procedures in the
RPPR, please review Chapter 6.7 Section G
Special Reporting Requirements.
IMPORTANT: Before selecting the Inclusion link, select the Save button on the RPPR to save
all of your work in Section G. Failure to do so will result in a loss of data on your report.
NOTE: If this link is selected more than 60 days before the progress report due date, the
following warning is displayed:
Based on the due date of this RPPR, inclusion data is not yet needed. If you proceed, access to
the inclusion data via Commons/Status will be blocked. You cannot undo this action. Are you
sure you want to proceed?
Selecting Cancel will abort the action and IMS will not be opened. Continuing will result in
inclusion data being blocked for editing when accessed via Commons Status (View action only).
In this event, you will see the following message when accessing via Status: RPPR has been
initiated. At this time, the data is editable accessing via RPPR only.
The ability to edit IDRs via the Commons Status module will be restored after the successful
submission of the RPPR and until the award of the current year.
Figure 20: Inclusion Link in Question G.4.b