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June 1, 2020
.responsive { max-width: 100%; height: auto; } Dear Colleagues, Several years of effort, driven by UC Merced’s Supply Chain modernization initiative, has resulted in a new supply chain operations model that centers on excellent customer service enabled by efficient, cost-effective operations. The primary reason for this new model is to maximize value to the campus through...
May 31, 2020
.responsive { max-width: 100%; height: auto; } Dear Colleagues, As part of UC Merced’s Supply Chain modernization initiative, the campus Shipping, Receiving and Warehouse Management functions have been transferred to the Procurement and Contracts Department. The Procurement and Contracts Department is being relaunched as the Supply Chain Center of Excellence,...
May 1, 2020
Effective June 4, UC Merced is moving to a new instance of the Time Reporting System (TRS), hosted by UC Irvine. To support this transition, the current TRS will be unavailable after noon June 2. The new TRS will be available at 8 a.m. June 4. Some things to keep in mind as we approach the “go-live” date. The first monthly timesheet submission using the new TRS is June 5 for...
April 24, 2020
The UC Merced COVID-19 Emergency Disaster-relief Program is effective as of the start of the COVID-19 federal disaster declaration on March 13, 2020 (see https://www.fema.gov/news-release/2020/03/13/covid-19-emergency- declaration) and will end at the conclusion of the federally-declared disaster, or when available funds are exhausted, whichever comes first. Only dependent care payments made by...
April 22, 2020
Dear Colleagues, UCPath will go offline in late April and again in May to accommodate the addition of two more UC campuses to the system. The online portal will be down from 10 p.m. April 29 to 8 a.m. May 5 and from 10 p.m. May 22 to noon May 27. During these periods, you will not have access to UCPath. UC Merced implemented UCPath in December 2017 as a pilot participant in the...
March 24, 2020
This form is required for all travel and entertainment reimbursements being processed due to cancellation of trips or events as a result of COVID-19. Once the form is completed please send to travel@ucmerced.edu and we will work with the Controller to obtain final signature. Please ensure to use COVD19 as the project code when submitting these reimbursements. Click here to access the Travel...
March 13, 2020
This information is specific to travel impacted as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). As the situation remains very fluid, please check back here regularly for updates. For regular reimbursement information, please visit the reimbursement section of the travel website. Click here for more information.
January 31, 2020
The Campus Travel Management team is working on a significant upgrade to how faculty, staff and students will manage expenses while traveling, and how they will be reimbursed. The system will allow users to capture an expense such as a restaurant or gas receipt through a convenient mobile app. Expenses such as Uber rides will be recorded digitally, eliminating the need to obtain paper...
October 1, 2019
U.S. Bank Announces Migration to Electronic Statements U.S. Bank has announced they are promoting sustainable business practices while supporting economic growth. As part of this initiative, U.S. Bank will be migrating accounts from receiving paper statements to more environmentally friendly electronic statements.  Your card account will be migrated to electronic statements on October...
July 1, 2019
Effective July 1, 2019, the Office of President issued new guidance in their systemwide travel policy, G-28. This new guidance focuses on the possible reimbursement of dependent and dependent care expenses for staff, faculty, and prospective employees while on travel status. As is often the case with systemwide policies, the administration at each campus needs time to evaluate if and how these...