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August 7, 2020
Dear Campus Community, We understand many faculty, staff and students have questions regarding university-related travel, particularly in light of the COVID-19 situation during summer and fall 2020. We also acknowledge the desire to make international travel plans in the near future and the significant difficulty imposed by this uncertain period. This message includes the most updated...
July 9, 2020
Controllers and AP Directors/Travel Managers The California Attorney General’s office updated the list of states where state funds may not be used for travel. Idaho is the latest state, effective July 1, 2020. https://oag.ca.gov/ab1887 The FAQs attached have been updated to reflect the twelve states currently on the list, and their effective dates.
June 25, 2020
Dear Colleagues, UCPath will go offline this weekend and again in July to accommodate the addition of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to the system. The online portal will be down from 8 p.m. Friday, June 26 to 6 a.m. Monday, June 29 and from 10 p.m. Friday, July 17 to 6 a.m. Monday, July 20. During these periods, you will not have access to UCPath. UC Merced implemented UCPath...
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.

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