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CalPath Connect Newsletter

Resource for information about the UCPath project at UC Berkeley

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A Message from One of our Sponsors

Rosemarie Rae Executive Sponsor MessageRosemarie Rae | Vice Chancellor of Finance

As the UCPath project gets under way, I am looking forward to the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Finance partnering with campus to help implement enhanced Human Resources solutions in order to serve our mission of teaching, research, and public service. The VC Finance team is working with the project team to seamlessly integrate UCPath features with our current financial systems and business processes.

We want to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to participate and provide feedback in the ongoing process that is UCPath. To that end, the project team is in the process of convening Connecting with the Campus, which will oversee change management and help ensure effective communications and project preparation for campus. We are also appointing Pathfinders, who will be embedded in campus teams, and will serve as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and points of contact for UCPath.

Additionally, the project team is engaging with campus stakeholders and HR business partners to identify and standardize local business processes and gather requirements, developing initiator and approver models.

We look forward to sharing more with you in the coming months through CalPath Connect—this new newsletter—which launches this month and will provide monthly project updates, information on upcoming events, articles, and people stories.

Thank you for your ongoing engagement and support.

Rosemarie Rae

PMO Spotlight: Meet Sunil Kumar Panta

Meet Sunil Kumar PantaRead about Sunil, our Data Conversion Lead.

Data conversion entails the overall management and coordination of UC Berkeley's Human Resources (HR) / Payroll data into UCPath.

Workstream Updates

Campus Advisory Groups

Campus Advisory GroupsCross-functional readiness liasions will inform and engage faculty and staff.  Read More


Data Conversion

Data ConversionThe data conversion activities are under way:

  • Continue gathering configuration data for General Ledger module
  • Data clean up for HR and Benefits
  • Data validation strategy
  • Preparing for Smoke test/baseline conversion
  • Gathering and sending conversion external data files(Non- PPS, Non-PeopleSoft), such as Individual Chartfields and - Chartfield Combo for Smoke testing/Baseline conversion.

Process Hub

Process HubDeep Dive Final Working Sessions to complete pre-work (assess current state and determine future state for workflow roles (dept/unit vs. Campus Shared Services?) were completed at the end of May with campus stakeholders.


Report Center

Report CenterA total of 92 reports have been built via PeopleSoft HCM and IBM Cognos. The Project Team will request feedback from Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in July.


Tech Talk

Tech TalkImportant updates from the Technical Team.

Did You Know?

  • UC Berkeley Go-Live Date: March 2019
  • The Project Team conducted two Deep Dive Working Sessions in May to complete pre-work to assess current state vs. future state.
  • Connecting with the Campus to ensure campus readiness for UCPath at Berkeley.

How to Engage Now

  • Because the Supervisor ID accuracy data effort will be an ongoing activity, begin to review and update the Supervisor ID information in Human Capital Management (HCM) today.
  • Share these project updates in your staff meetings, and connect with colleagues and HR Business Partners to learn more about upcoming activities.

What to Communicate

Process Owners: Be on the lookout for discussions to validate the pre-work completed in the Deep Dive Working Sessions.

Let Us Help

Contact Us

Please direct all inquiries and feedback to UCPath Berkeley Info

If you have functional or technical questions or feedback, join us by phone for office hours.

UCPath Functional Office Hours

Every Tuesday from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (PST)

Zoom Meeting Dial-in Details:

  • Telephone: (877) 369-0926 (Toll Free)
  • Meeting ID: 347 414 570

UCPath Technical Office Hours

Every Thursday from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (PST)

Meeting Dial-in Details:

  • Telephone: (877) 369-0926 (Toll Free)
  • Meeting ID: 857 981 295