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May 24, 2019

  As of June 2019, this page is no longer being maintained. 

If you have questions on updates on the items listed in the "Requests/Defects/Known API issues" section, please send an email to eis-support@berkeley.edu and/or update the Service Now Incident number directly. 


May 13, 2019

As of June 2019, this page is no longer being maintained. If you have questions, please send an email to eis-support@berkeley.edu and/or update the Service Now Incident number directly. 


March 7, 2019

The API v3 is available in Production!  We're now in "After Calnet", full capacity mode.

Here are key points:

February 28, 2019

This article will be updated after Employee API changes have been deployed to the UAT environment.  The following key information is available via this article:  

February 25, 2019

As we approach go-live, we want to give an update on how the UCPath transition will impact Recruitment. We have confirmed that TAM (our existing Talent Acquisition Management system) will remain up and active during the UCPath transition in March.

What this means for applicants:

The UCPath Project Team is working closely with other teams on campus involved in data reporting to provide more detailed information about reporting options for transactional users.

February 14, 2019

During the UCPath conversion scammers may try to send emails impersonating Payroll Services or Central HR. Be extra alert during this time of transition and do not open any attachments or click on any email links that look suspicious. If you think something looks suspect, report it to consult@berkeley.edu.

February 11, 2019

This message is to clarify a previous (now removed) post regarding credit union deductions that was misleading. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

The only payroll deduction data that will not get converted into the UCPath system are credit union "deductions" that are used for direct deposit purposes only. This only applies to credit union "deductions" that are in addition to a direct deposit to your primary institution.

January 25, 2019

The Employee API V3 has transitioned from a /test to /uat environment.  The UAT API will facilitate access to UCPath data based on converted legacy HR production snapshot as of October 25 2018.

For those applications that are using the /v3/employees “changelog” endpoint you will start to see incremental and realtime changes.  If your application had access to restricted data using the /test/ endpoints, please validate the restricted data continues to be visible in /uat.  

January 22, 2019

During the Integration Testing (IT) Phase, developers have requested information about old and data value differences from the existing HCM system to the new UCPath system.  While this list is not comprehensive, the UCPath Project and Technical teams have consolidated a few popular documents circulated for reference, in the course of application testing.    Please send an email to ucpathtechinfo@lists.berkeley.edu for questions related to the API, and include

January 2, 2019

 

Federal law requires that every employer who recruits, refers for a fee, or hires an individual for employment in the United States must complete Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification to verify employees' identity and employment authorization.

An important inter-dependency of UC Berkeley’s integration with UCPath, is the implementation of Tracker I-9:

 

The UCPath Project training team is committed to providing UC Berkeley employees, managers/supervisors, and operational staff with the resources they need to successfully interact with the new UCPath system.

December 13, 2018

This article will be updated after Employee API changes have been deployed to the Test environment.  The following key information is available via this article:  

  • Employee API v3 Updates 
  • Requests/Defects
  • Known Issues

Information about Planned/Actual Deployment opportunities and Technical FAQs are accessible via the following hyperlinks.  

December 7, 2018

 

There are important items to consider to ensure you're prepared for the transition to UCPath in March 2019.

Verify Employee Personal Information

Your personal information will be converted from the current HR systems into the new UCPath system.  Be sure the right data is being converted!

Take the following steps to verify your personal information:

Sign up for direct deposit in the Blu portalStill getting a paper paycheck?

 

When UC Berkeley transitions to the UCPath system, many current processes for HR, payroll, personnel, and benefits transactions will change.

Highlights of UCPath Changes

Here's a preliminary view at some, but not all, of the important changes when UCPath launches at UC Berkeley.

To navigate directly to the desired content, click on the anchor links below.

Currently, all employees who have set up an email address in At Your Service Online (AYSO) receive an email notification on payday stating the electronic statement is available.

After UCPath Go-Live, employees will no longer receive an email confirmation of deposit from UC Berkeley.

November 7, 2018

Background

The Employee API is changing to support campus needs in conjunction with the UCPath project.   The Enterprise Integration Services (EIS) team is working with the UC Path team, the developer community, and functional owners to refine requirements and test the next version of the API.  The current version running in production, v (2), will be decommissioned in the near future.

October 25, 2018

Overview

The Employee v3 API is moving from a Development to a Test environment, in alignment with the UCPath Testing Timeline. This next Integration testing phase for the Employee V3 API is planned from mid-October to end of December. This phase is a precursor to the UCPath User Acceptance phase, slated to start January 2019.

What's available in Test?

As the API transitions from DEV to TEST, new URLs, as well as additional APIs are now available in TEST:  

October 18, 2018

 

UCLA Health LogoUCLA and UC Santa Barbara officially launched UCPath at the end of September, and the cutover activities concluded successfully at the end of September 2018.

 

Pursue a professional development opportunity and feel good about helping UC Berkeley employees successfully transition to UCPath.

The UCPath Project team is looking for training volunteers to help conduct UCPath classroom trainings. With a variety of campus employees set to transition into UCPath, we need your help to deploy effective classroom training to UC Berkeley employees.

You will bring:

October 9, 2018

Jo Mackness, Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief Human Resources Officer, provides a UCPath update at the October 9th Campus Townhall.

September 13, 2018

 

This article highlights important tasks you need to know to prepare for Integration Testing.  Key information includes what’s available, what you need to do to prepare, and what tools/resources are available to help you prepare.

Since many of you are also on email distribution for Employee API Development updates, and may already be reading about Development updates, this article simply re-iterates development information that remains relevant during the Integration Testing phase, and also introduces what you need to know about data redaction during Integration Testing.

August 23, 2018

What’s the Scoop on Integration Testing?

As the UC Berkeley campus starts its 2018-2019 academic year, new and continuing students embark on a new phase of their education journey. Similarly, the UCPath project enters its next major phase: Integration Testing.

August 20, 2018

As part of the Spotlight on Tech series, we asked Justin Anonuevo, Lead ServiceNow Developer, how his team is handling the employee ID change.

Justin Anonuevo, Lead ServiceNow DeveloperGive us a brief description of the ServiceNow application and how the employee ID plays a role in managing your business

July 5, 2018

Spotlight on Tech: How Campus Systems are Handling the UCPath Employee ID Change

In this series, we will ask different campus developers how they are handling the employee ID change. Thanks David for being our first interview!

June 27, 2018

June 2018 Update: The functionality has been re-built outside of HCM and successfully rolled out into production.

April 30, 2018

Background

The Employee API is changing to support campus needs in conjunction with the UCPath project.   The Enterprise Integration Services (EIS) team is working with the UC Path team, the developer community, and functional owners to refine requirements and test the next version of the API.  The current version running in production, v (2), will be decommissioned in the near future.

April 16, 2018

Current State Background

The Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) provides timely, user-friendly, and accurate data for UC Berkeley’s data analysis and reporting needs.  Analytic tools such as CalAnswers are one of the primary EDW consumers on Campus to benefit from the EDW analysis and reporting functions.  Currently, many operational systems on Campus such as Cal 1 Card also interact with the EDW to extract data.  While the EDW provides operational systems access, this function deviates from the EDW core goals – to serve as an analytical data store vs. an operational data store.

February 12, 2018

2019 Cal ID Card (C1C) News Update:    Please visit the Set page for updated news...

January 2, 2018

The UCPath Center is a crucial component of the UCPath implementation. Located in Riverside, the UCPath Center will be the transactional hub for many new procedures, serving more than 200,000 employees from each of the UC campuses, medical centers and research facilities.

Follow us on Twitter:  UCPath Center on Twitter

January 1, 2018

UC Merced, UC Riverside, and the Associated Students of UCLA (ASUCLA) have joined UC Office of the President as UCPath sites.  The six-week cutover process that began during the Thanksgiving holiday, concluded successfully with UCPath access for all Pilot campus employees on January 2.  Following a smooth go-live with no major issues, employees at these locations are receiving their January pay via UCPath.  Project team members are onsite providing intensive support at these campuses for the next few months to ensure long-term success.