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Central Payroll Services

We are a team of payroll professionals dedicated to providing excellent services to our faculty, staff, students, post doctorals, lecturers and scholars. We are committed to the University's mission and dedicate our services:

  • To ensure timely and accurate administration of payroll in accordance with Federal, State and University rules, regulations and policies
  • Administering and remitting employee deductions
  • Training staff of the payroll systems and updating the campus community to the changes in rules, regulations and policies
  • Promoting the use of online self-service for tax withholding, direct deposit enrollment/change, earning statements and W-2

The General inquiries can be made to the department can be made by phone [209-228-2PAY (2729)] or by e-mail at centralpayroll@ucmerced.edu.

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Staff Directory

Emily Bustos
Director, Central Payroll Services

(209) 228-2729
ebustos@ucmerced.edu

Lisa Hua
Payroll Analyst

(209) 228-4183
lhua@ucmerced.edu

Wendy Fister
Payroll Analyst

(209) 228-4130
wfister@ucmerced.edu

Chelsea Pedretti
Payroll Analyst

(209) 228-2268
cpedretti@ucmerced.edu