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Online Travel Policy Training Available 24/7

February 25, 2015

Training and Resources

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. Email Travel Services 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 use the PPS Inquiry functions. This introduction covers the overall payroll process and features of the PPS system including: Employee Database (EDB), Payroll Audit Record (IPAY), History Database (HDB), Payroll Time Reporting (PTR), 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 page or email Payroll Services. Check dates and register for other future training opportunities at training.ucmerced.edu.

Monthly Procurement Services Meetings

Procurement Services offers purchasing procedure updates and advice, and provides the opportunity to give feedback to the campus’s buyers and commodity managers. Join the next meeting from 1:30-3 p.m. March 4 in KL 232, or participate via ReadyTalk. Email procurement@ucmerced.edu for more information or to submit agenda requests.

Payroll Services Fridays

Every Friday, a Payroll expert is stationed in KL 201 until 5 p.m. to meet and discuss your concerns without making a formal appointment. You may also contact Payroll Services anytime at 209-228-2729 or payroll@ucmerced.edu.