Communications to Transactional Users

Access past communications to transactional users by topic and audience. Messages that begin with "[UCPath]" in the subject line are from the Berkeley UCPath team. Messages that begin with "UCPath Alert" in the subject line are sent on behalf of the UCPath Center.

To review past newsletters, visit the CalPath Connect page.

Subject Key Messages To Date
UCPath Update: Issue Resolved - Position Updates via Position Control
  • The issue is resolved
  • Location initiators should submit the Position updates via Position Control instead of using the workaround method
Position Management Initiators, Position Management Approvers 1/2/2020
UCPath Alert: WFA Data Changes (Mass PayPath)
  • Performance issues with Mass Update for WFA Data Changes (Mass PayPath)
  • Mass PayPath was made unavailable and is not be expected to be available until 1/2020

Mass PayPath Initiators, Mass PayPath Approvers


[UCPath] Approved Vacant Position Updates Not Saving

  • Since 12/2 we have had reports of updates to Vacant Positions initiated and approved but not updated to the UCPath Position record
  • We have reported the problem to UCPath as an urgent issue
Position Management Initiators, Position Management Approvers 12/3/19
UCPath Alert: Off-cycle Processing Delay
  • Off-cycle payments will be issued Tuesday, 11/26
Payroll Request Initiators, Payroll Request Approvers, Time File Upload Initiators, Time File Upload Approvers 11/22/19
[UCPath] Delayed Release: Search for People Page
  • Search for People page release delayed until 11/15
  • No functionality changes
HR Template Initiators 10/11/19

[UCPath] New Search for People Page + Personal Data Fields Changing

  • New Search for People (Search/Match) Page
  • Personal data fields changing on HR templates
HR Template Initiators 10/9/19

UCPath Update: New Job Aid: What You Need To Know About Interlocation One-Time Additional Pay

  • New Job Aid: Interlocation One-Time Additional Pay
HR Template Initiators, One-Time Pay  10/8/19
UCPath Alert: UCPath Unplanned Maintenance
  • Unplanned maintenance, UCPath unavailable
All Users 9/30/19
[UCPath] UCPath Online Authentication Issue
  • Order of campuses at UCPath login changed
  • Clear browser cookies to resolve authentication issues
All Users 9/10/19
[UCPath] Important Reminders about Work-Study
  • Reminders related to transactions that impact Work-Study Funds
All Users 9/6/19
[UCPath] Recommendation: Clear Your Browser Cache
  • Clear browser cache to alleviate issues
All Users 9/4/19
[UCPath] Check Your Transactions
  • Possible issues related to TAM conversion, check that transactions have saved
All Users


[UCPath] Garnishments processed by UCPC
  • UCPath Center process for processing garnishments
Payroll Initiators 8/30/19
[UCPath] Best Practices for Position Management
  • Attend sessions to learn best practices for position management
Position Management Initiators, Position Management Approvers 8/28/19
UCPath Alert: Labor Ledger Delay
  • UCPath experiencing data delivery issues
Funding Entry Initiators, Funding Entry Approvers 8/21/19
[UCPath] Upcoming System Unavailability
  • Upcoming UCPath unavailability dates and related info
All Users 8/20/19
[UCPath] Salary Admin Plan and Salary Grade Fields
  • User must manually populate Salary Plan and Salary Grade fields
Position Management Initiators, Position Management Approvers, PayPath Initiators, HR Template Initiators, Hire Approvers, Rehire Approvers 8/15/19
[UCPath] Modified ADD CWR Template
  • Fields added for contact information on CWR template
Smart HR Template Initiators 8/15/19
[UCPath] Payroll Request Updates + New Offcycle Dashboard
  • New offcycle dashboard added
  • Dashboard statuses, job aid, and significant updates to slides
Payroll Request Initiatiors, Payroll Request Approvers, Payroll Request Inquiry 7/12/19
[UCPath] Intra-Location Transfer Reason Code
  • Reason codes for intra-location transfers
Smart HR Initiators, Smart HR Approvers 7/12/19
[UCPath] Identity Questions Update
  • Information about identity questions and demographic data
All Users 7/9/19
[UCPath] SARA is Live Today
  • SARA retotrofitted for UCPath, initiate new security requests in SARA
  • SARA Guide
All Users 7/9/19
[UCPath] Help Site Not Working with Google Chrome
  • Help site not working with Chrome, use another browser
All Users 6/26/19
[UCPath] Late Pay Direct Retros
  • Freeze for Direct Retros
Direct Retro Initiators, Direct Retro Approvers 6/21/19

[UCPath] Funding Entry Freeze: June 10 at 12:00 PM - June 11 at 12:00 PM

Sent on behalf of the Controller's Office

  • Funding entry freeze
Funding Entry Initiators, Funding Entry Approvers 6/10/19
[UCPath] Full Time/Part Time Field
  • Set Full Time/Part Time field to "Fixed" or "Variable"
Position Management Initiators 6/10/19
UCPath Center Alert: Planned Maintenance - Saturday, April 27, 4:30 - 10:30am
  • Planned maintenance
All Users 4/22/19