ESTR System Status

ESTR Upgrade Scheduled for September 27-29

September 11, 2019

The ESTR support team is excited to announce the details of the fall configuration release. The release includes a number of enhancements and fixes to better support the user community.

ESTR will be unavailable from Friday, September 27 at 6:00 pm ET to Sunday, September 29 at 11:30 pm to allow for the upgrade.

With this release, Harvard plans to add configurations to support IRB review and notifications to researchers. Release highlights include:


  • Minor SmartForm revisions;
  • Changes to notification content and timing (specifically around External IRB review); and
  • Activity and workpsace updates to support IRB staff in the review process.

More details will be available soon in the release notes. Contact the ESTR Help Desk with any questions or concerns.