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New Changes to 19xx State Sources for Salary Support

By Human Resources on August 27, 2020
Effective immediately, there are changes to the rules and usage of 19xx state funds.

Guidance on Clearing Salary and Benefit Expenses in Payroll Suspense

By UCSF Controller's Office on August 03, 2020
Planning is underway to ensure that all default chartstrings contain posting-level Dept IDs. In the meantime, departments will continue to see payroll go to suspense when a non-posting level chartstring is used as a default. To keep the General Ledger and Distribution of Payroll Expense (DPE) in...

Deriving Activity Periods for Salary Cost Transfers

By UCSF Controller's Office on August 03, 2020
Activity Periods for payroll expenses are not specified during the UCPath funding entry process. Like PPS, Activity Periods are derived during posting to the General Ledger. A change has been made in the logic to derive Activity Periods based on the earnings end date, a date reference that remains...

Salary Cap Updates for UCPath

By UCSF Controller's Office on August 03, 2020
Three steps are required to authorize and apply a salary cap before it is available in UCPath for funding entries and salary cost transfers.

Requesting Benefit Cost Transfers

By UCSF Controller's Office on August 03, 2020
UCSF's Composite Benefit Rate (CBR) agreement is applicable to all federal and non-federal sponsors, and sponsors should adhere to the full rates. However, a benefit cost transfer may be required when a sponsor has placed restrictions on allowable benefits costs and all — or a portion of — benefits...

UCPath Alert: July Monthly On-Cycle Labor Ledger Delay

July 31, 2020
The Monthly 200731M0X On-Cycle Labor Ledger Detail results originally scheduled for delivery on Friday, July 31, will be delivered on Saturday, August 1.

UCPath Alert: UCPath Center WFA Transactions Averaging 5-7 Days

July 08, 2020
Due to an increase in volume as well as downtime for the cutover of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to UCPath, WFA transactions processed by the UCPath Center are currently averaging a turnaround time of five to seven days.   The UCPath Center WFA team is working extended hours to minimize...

Enhancement: Changes to MCOP Funding Distribution Worksheet Procedures

July 08, 2020
Due to a recent enhancement in UCPath, the Begin and End Dates in the Funding Distribution Worksheet must now cover the full period from the Funding Effective Date (Begin Date) through the end of the fiscal year (End Date).  Previously, users were instructed to enter a one-month period as a...

New for July: UCPath Funding Entry and Salary Cost Transfer Office Hours

By UCPath Project Team on July 06, 2020
The UCPath team will conduct regular office hours open to all Funding Entry and Salary Cost Transfer Initiators and Approvers. Office hours will provide the opportunity to ask questions in a group setting and to benefit from the answers to questions asked by your colleagues.

Planned Maintenance: July 17, 10 p.m. - July 20, 6 a.m.

July 01, 2020
The UCPath system (including UCPath online) will be unavailable during the following periods, in preparation for the transition of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) to UCPath.

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