Proposal Management: Suspend Approval


If changes are made to a PAF after your unit approval or if other circumstances change prior to submission to sponsor, you can temporarily withhold your approval by using the Suspend Approval activity. 


Role: Reviewer > PAF Workspace

Step-by-Step Process

  1. Click Suspend Approval under Activities.
  2. Check the department(s) for which you are suspending approval.
    Suspend Approval
  3. If applicable, enter Comments.
    Note Comments posted are permanent and visible to anyone with access to the PAF.
  4. Click OK.


  • Completion of this activity does not send an email notification.
  • The table for Routing and Approval Status on the Main tab is updated to reflect that approval for the selected department(s) has been changed.
  • The Unit Approve activity is available again to you from the PAF Workspace. Refer to Unit Review and Approve for more information.



Last Updated: 
Thursday, July 30, 2020