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Join the Next Procurement Meeting

April 22, 2015

Training and Resources

Monthly Procurement Services Meeting

Procurement Services offers purchasing procedure updates and advice, and provides an opportunity to give feedback to the university’s buyers and commodity managers. The meeting is from 1:30-3 p.m. May 6 in KL 232, or via conference call. Email procurement@ucmerced.edu for more information or to submit agenda requests.

Travel Policy Training

UC Merced’s Travel Policy Training is available anytime online at the UC Learning Center. This training is required prior to attending trainings on Connexxus (the university’s travel booking system) and Express (the system used for requesting UC Merced related travel reimbursements), and before applying for a travel and entertainment charge card. Contact Travel Services at travel@ucmerced.edu with any questions.

Online Personnel/Payroll System (PPS) Training

The Personnel/Payroll System (PPS) Inquiry and Overview class is mandatory for managers, supervisors and employees who will be using the PPS Inquiry functions. This introduction will cover the overall payroll process and features of the PPS system, such as: Employee Database (EDB), Payroll Audit Record (IPAY), History Database (HDB), Pay Compute and Paydays. Training is available online via the Learning Management System (LMS) at the UC Learning Center (search for “pay” to find Payroll Classes). For more information visit the Payroll training page or contact Payroll Services at payroll@ucmerced.edu.

Payroll Services Fridays

Every Friday, a payroll expert is stationed in KL 201 until 5 p.m. to meet and discuss employees’ concerns without having to make formal appointments. Contact Payroll services anytime at 209-228-2729 or payroll@ucmerced.edu.