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Training, Services and Updates

March 17, 2014

Campus Training

  • On March 25, become familiar with the Connexxus travel reservations system and the appropriate procedures for making car, airline or hotel reservations when on university business. Training is from 1 - 2 p.m. in KL 201. Participants can sign up online.
  • Learn how to request reimbursement for travel and entertainment expenses incurred while fulfilling work responsibilities using the Express online system. Register now for class from 2-4 p.m. March 25 in KL 201.
  • Check training.ucmerced.edu for other upcoming opportunities to receive instruction on systems and protocols you use on the job.

Campus Meetings and One-on-One Assistance

  • The first Wednesday of every month, Procurement Services offers purchasing procedure updates and advice, and provides the opportunity to give feedback to the University’s Buyers. Join the next meeting on from 1:30-3 p.m. April 2 in KL 232.
  • Tax Tuesdays: UC Merced Tax Services is available on campus by appointment between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in KL 201 on the third Tuesday of each month. If you need assistance with campus tax related questions and matters, make arrangements via email or by contacting the Manager of Tax Services, Kiran Samran, at 209-228-4075. For helpful information, visit Tax Services
  • Payroll Fridays: Until 5 p.m. every Friday, a payroll expert is stationed in KL 201 to meet and discuss questions and concerns without making a formal appointment. If you have payroll-related questions anytime during the week you may also contact the Payroll Department by phone at 209- 228-2729 or by email.

UCPath Updates and Information Available Anytime

Stay informed on progression of the UCPath project by visiting the campus's UCPath website, which hosts a collection of background materials and updates surrounding the new system for payroll, academic personnel, timekeeping and human resources information. For further inquiries related to UC Merced’s UCPath implementation, the UC Merced project team is reachable via email. Please allow up to 48 hours for a response.