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Next MSO Meeting Scheduled for May 19

May 6, 2015

Training and Resources

May 19: Monthly Administrative and Management Services Officers Meeting

This group meets from 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. in KL 232 on the third Tuesday of the month in KL 232. The meeting is open to anyone who wants to hear important campus updates, developments and requirements. For the next meeting, tentative agenda items include updates from Risk Services about the new version of the UC Ready continuity planning system and information from Human Resources about the Career Advancement Mentorship Program.

Travel Policy Training

UC Merced’s Travel Policy Training is available anytime, online at the UC Learning Center. This training is required before 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 travel and entertainment charge cards. 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 covers 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 5p.m. for the opportunity to meet and discuss your concerns without making a formal appointment. You may also contact Payroll Services anytime at 209-228-2729 or via email.