System Status

  • Information about ESTR updates and anticipated system outages

Current Release Information

ESTR Update Scheduled for 6:00pm ET Thursday, April 27

April 10, 2017


ESTR will be offline for a configuration update on Thursday, April 27 from 6:00pm ET to approximately 7:00pm ET.

View the detailed release notes to preview all changes expected with this update.

With this release, Harvard is adding some configurations to support IRB review, along with policy-based updates.  Release highlights include:

  • SmartForm revisions to clarify prompts and requirements around interest reporting and listing study team members.
  • Activity and workpsace updates to support IRB staff in the review process.
  • Updated PI and Faculty Sponsor assurance to further clairify requirements assocaited with interest reporting and use of non-English study materials.
  • Template, Form, Checklist and Worksheet revisions.

Please contact the ESTR Help Desk with any questions or concerns.

ESTR Update Scheduled for 6pm ET Friday, Feb 3

February 2, 2017

ESTR will be unavailable from 6:00 PM ET to 6:30 PM ET on Friday, Feburary 3.  

This update is being completed to fix the issue where an "unauthorized access" page occasionally displays after log in.