Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Effort Certification & ECRT

Welcome to The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio effort certification website. Effort certification is a process mandated by the federal government to verify that direct labor charges to, or cost shared on, sponsored projects are accurate, timely and reflect the actual level of work performed.


ECRT (Effort Certification and Reporting Technology)

ECRT (Effort Certification and Reporting Technology) is the on-line effort certification system used to facilitate the Health Science Center’s effort certification process. In addition, it can be used by departmental administrators to monitor monthly payroll distributions.


Click Below to login to the ECRT System:

If you have any questions about the effort certification process,please contact the ECRT Team via e-mail at