In 2000, Rutgers initiated development of Rutgers Integrated Administrative System (RIAS), an easy-to-use, unified web-based system for purchasing, financial management, and payroll and human resources administration. Efficient and cost-effective, RIAS transforms the way the university does business.
In 2002, the university implemented Phase I of RIAS, the Procure-to-Pay Process, or P2P. The system provides a quick and easy online application to create and process purchase requisitions, check requests, and employee reimbursements.
In July 2008, the university implemented Phase II of RIAS, which included the General Ledger, Financial Reports, and RIAS Extension (REX). These systems allow staff to create, change, and approve online journal entries and review standardized financial reports for their accounts. The REX supplemental system enables departments to view and manage their grant and nongrant accounts.
RIAS Phase III, implemented in 2010, automates payroll and human resources processes and budgeting solutions, and improves the flexibility and functionality of reporting capabilities.