TARA (Total Access for Research Administration)

USC’s Total Access for Research Administration system (TARA) supports the management of research awards, proposals, core laboratories, and regulatory protocols. TARA encompasses several systems, including (among others):

  • Kuali Coeus (KC) for award and proposal management
  • Effort Certification (eCert)
  • diSClose for conflict-of-interest disclosures
  • CORES for recharge center billing

For information about Kuali Coeus, please click the following link to visit the Kuali Coeus website maintained by the Department of Contracts and Grants:


For more information and login access to the other TARA-related systems, please visit the USC TARA website by clicking the following link: