WISPER - Electronic Routing Form for Applications and Agreements

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Training Documents

  • WISPER 101 - This session is for those wishing to learn the basics of WISPER, the electronic routing system for extramural applications and agreements on the UW campus. This introductory session will highlight basic navigation, how to create and route documents on campus, and how to use the worklist functions of WISPER. PPT
  • WISPER 201 - This advanced session is for users of WISPER who need to master the approvals and project set up functions in WISPER. PPT

Test/Training Environment:

Desk References and Webcasts

Topic Desk Reference Webcast Updated
My WISPER DOC PDF   August 12th, 2008
For PI's - Creating and Routing a Record DOC PDF HTML August 13th, 2008
For PI's - Signing a Record DOC PDF HTML August 13th, 2008
Creating a Record DOC PDF   August 13th, 2008
Routing a Record DOC PDF HTML August 12th, 2008
Approval Request DOC PDF HTML November 24th, 2008
Approval Response DOC PDF HTML November 24th, 2008
Revised Budget Submission DOC PDF HTML November 24th, 2008
Industry Clinical Trial Review Process DOC PDF October 24th, 2013
Track a Record DOC PDF HTML August 12th, 2008
Copy a Record DOC PDF HTML August 12th, 2008
User Preferences - Delegates & Emails DOC PDF HTML August 13th, 2008
Completing the Project Details DOC PDF HTML November 12th, 2009
Requesting an Advance Account DOC PDF   August 14th, 2008
For Divisions: Division Actions DOC PDF   August 13th, 2008
For Divisions: Managing an Email Distribution DOC PDF   June 21st, 2011
Entering Protocols for NIH Training Grants HTML    

Questions? Help? Access to WISPER? Please send an e-mail to WISPER@rsp.wisc.edu