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June 3, 2019

BFS Community,
GAEL journal related to PPS payroll expense transfers was not posted in April 
The monthly General, Automobile, and Employment Liability (GAEL) file which records adjustments related to Payroll Expense Transfer (PET) actions in the Payroll Personnel System (PPS) was not received in time for posting to April and was posted in May.

May 30, 2019

Bisnow has honored UC Berkeley’s Vice Chancellor of Finance Rosemarie Rae with a Bay Area Power Women award. This award celebrates Bay Area Power Women who have helped shape Bay Area cities, neighborhoods, businesses and lifestyles. Fellow honorees included Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Jackie Safier of Prometheus, among others. The winners were honored on May 30 at Bisnow's Bay Area Power Women award ceremony at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco.

May 13, 2019

By Will Kane | MAY 13, 2019

UC Berkeley’s budget is balanced, Chancellor Carol Christ told an excited crowd of students, staff and faculty Monday.

But the hard work is far from over.

May 2, 2019

April 17, 2019

In 1970, when Chancellor Carol Christ joined UC Berkeley’s English department as an assistant professor, only 3% of the faculty on campus were women. “I always felt like a pioneer, in part, because I’m of the generation of the feminist revolution,” says Christ.

April 10, 2019

By Public Affairs, UC Berkeley | APRIL 10, 2019

Chancellor Carol Christ issued the following message today:

To the Berkeley Campus Community

April 1, 2019

Dear Colleagues,

UCPath is live! Please review this email closely for information about how to access UCPath Online, where to get help, and more. You can also refer to the UCPath Fact Sheet and the Berkeley UCPath website for more information.

Access UCPath Online

March 18, 2019

​BFS Community,

As a result of the UCPath implementation, there will be changes affecting the general ledger.

The last PPS pay journal transmitted to the general ledger will be for the bi-weekly pay period ending March 9th. All subsequent pay journals will be coming from UCPath. We've listed the changes we've identified so far, along with recommended actions for you to take below.

March 15, 2019

CalPlanning Community,
The implementation of UCPath, the new UC-wide system for payroll, personnel, HR and benefits, is taking place during March.

February 27, 2019

Cal Answers Community,
The implementation of UCPath, the new UC-wide system for payroll, personnel, HR and benefits, will take place in March.

February 8, 2019

Cal Answers Community,
Cal Answers is now available, with an upgrade! You'll notice a slightly cleaner look, more chart options, and some updated icons. The upgrade also made it possible to sort data within graphs, copy data from results, and reuse columns. Visit the Cal Answers website for an overview of the changes that were made.

Recommended actions related to the upgrade

    February 5, 2019

    Dear Colleagues,

    This March, Berkeley will transition to UCPath, our new UC-wide system for payroll, personnel, HR and benefits. Our transition begins in early March, and as we’ve learned from the experience of other campus locations, in order to ensure that everyone gets paid accurately and on time, we strongly urge you to do the following by the end of February: 

    February 4, 2019

    January 15, 2019

    Cal Answers Community,
    We're implementing upgrades to the Cal Answers system. The Cal Answers upgrade will go live on Friday, February 8 and will improve the user experience by providing the ability to copy data directly out of Cal Answers reports and enabling users to create and reuse custom columns.
    Cal Answers upgrade Friday, February 8
    The changes in this upgrade include:
    • Compatible with more browsers with security improvements
    • Cosmetic improvements, more chart options, ability to sort data in graphs

    December 21, 2018

    Cal Answers Financials Community,

    December 4, 2018

    Cal Answers Financials and BAIRS Community,

    Now that we’ve completed all the releases necessary to transition from BAIRS to Cal Answers, we’re working on incorporating your feedback on Cal Answers and implementing some upgrades to the system. The Cal Answers upgrade will be released in February and will improve the user experience by providing the ability to copy data directly out of Cal Answers reports and enabling users to create and reuse custom columns.

    October 4, 2018

    Cal Answers Financials and BAIRS Community,

    September 13, 2018

    Cal Answers Financials and BAIRS Community,

    Based on your feedback, rather than doing a phased shut-off we'll leave all the BAIRS dashboards open through December 21On December 22, 2018 we will close down BAIRS and the system will no longer be accessible.

    August 21, 2018

    Berkeley News

    A warm welcome and updates on the budget, housing, free speech from UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ. Read the article on Berkeley News.

    August 20, 2018

    Berkeley News

    As UC Berkeley’s bears roll back onto campus, they’ll notice some changes. From new construction projects to renovations and upkeep on some of Berkeley’s most iconic buildings, here’s a breakdown.

    Read complete article on Berkeley News.