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June 20, 2023

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UCPath System is back online this morning, and the upgrade is complete.

UCPath has reported a periodic error message that may occur for transactors. The error message can be bypassed by clicking okay to continue. UCPath is working with Oracle to have this issue resolved.

June 16, 2023

Please review the resources below for clarity on the UCPath Upgrades going into effect on June 20. 

Demo Video from June 14, 2023

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June 12, 2023

The UCPath system will be down for updates starting at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 16, until 9 p.m. on Monday, June 19. During this time, the UCPath system will be updated to the current software version to help ensure functionality and system potential. 

June 2, 2023


In this Issue

  • UCPath systemwide Updates, Demos, and Downtime Warnings

  • Lived Name Changes in UCPath
  • Relabeling the “Leave Balances” field
  • Funding Rollover Freeze Dates
  • NEW - Overpayment Metrics Report (R-409)
  • Employee Case Assist Upgrades

May 23, 2023

UCPath will be upgraded with new enhancements on June 20, 2023. 

Join one of our Demos outlining the changes:

May 12, 2023


In this Issue

  • UCPath Sytemwide Update Demos, Upgrades, and Downtime Warnings
  • New Lived Name Policy & TAM Updates
  • Retirement processing: Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)
  • Work-Study Guidance: End-of-Year Reminders & Deadlines

April 7, 2023

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In this Issue

  • New Ask UCPath Landing Page 
  • Student Employees Changing - no longer Optout from Equifax
  • 2023 Benefits Billing Calendars
  • Payroll Adjustment Form now in the UCPath Forms Library

March 3, 2023

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In this Issue

  • End Job Automatically Check Box for Contingent Worker Job Record End Dates
  • Academic Job End Date Management Guidance and Best Practices
  • New Multi-Location Appointment Form 

February 27, 2023

Please review for news regarding the implementation of a new combined Multi-Location Appointment/Interlocation One-Time Payment (MLA/IOTP) form, introduced by UCOP and UCPath.


February 6, 2023

As of January 10, 2023, there is a new report in Cognos, R-397 - GT eForms Transactions, which reports on GT eForms that have been submitted by a location. 

When running the report, you can filter for forms by the following parameters:

February 3, 2023

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In this Issue

  • W-2 Statements Available
  • 2023 Salary Cap Rates


W-2 Statements Now Available Online

Effective January 27, 2023 Employees may access their 2022 W-2 statements online.

January 13, 2023

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In this Issue

  • Resource Center User Update
  • PFCB Balances Now Available
  • 2023 UCPath Student FICA File Schedule

Change and Enhancements

Resource Center User Update

December 5, 2022

Effective Monday, December 12, 2022, UCPath chat requests will prepopulate with the following employee information:

  • Employee’s prepopulated first name, last name and employee ID
  • Employee’s best contact phone number and best contact email
  • Chat subject drop-down menu with options

Chat Security Enhancement

December 2, 2022

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In this Issue

  • Final Pay Template Changes Effective December 5
  • New Common Chart of Accounts (CCoA) - Display Order for Chartfields
  • 2023 Payroll Calendars available in UCPath
  • Updated Payroll Configuration Codes

November 4, 2022

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Highlights from this Newsletter:

  • UCPath Center Phone Service introduced Virtual Agents
  • Updates to the BKBX Salary Plan
  • 10/1/2022 Range Adjustments Applied
  • Payroll Processing Schedule Updates for December

September 30, 2022

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Highlights from this Newsletter:

  • UCPath Improved Navigation Go-Live and Webinars
  • UCPath will be unavailable from 10/15 at 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
  • Open Enrollment Coming soon: 8 a.m., Oct. 27 to 5 p.m., Nov. 18, 2022
  • UCPath Fax number has changed

September 9, 2022

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Highlights from this Newsletter:

August 5, 2022

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Highlights from this Newsletter:

  • Avoid sending “email” cases to UCPath

  • How to handle Expected Job End Dates that fall after the monthly Payroll Processing deadline so employees aren’t overpaid

July 19, 2022

  • Emails to, without a case number and reference number in the subject line, generate a new case create a new inquiry with "email" as the source. A number of cases have been opened in this way, which causes significant extra work to re-structure the case especially if the transactor has Submit on Behalf of (SOBO) access. 

    July 11, 2022

    UCPath will begin the first phase of its transition to a new phone system provider, Talkdesk.

    Beginning July 13, 2022, employees calling UCPath will experience the following changes: