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Division of Finance and Administration

Payroll Services

Please visit UC Merced’s new UCPath website for updates on UC Merced and UCPath initiatives.


Effective August 1, 2022 all inquries submitted to the department must be done via the Payroll Services Inquiry webform.  Requests submitted outside of the inquiry form will not receive a response. 

UCPath Center Updates:

Beginning July 13, 2022, employees calling UCPath will experience the following changes:


  • Callers will enter the first initial of their last name for authentication purposes in addition to the previously required entries (last four digits of their social security number and date of birth)

  • Callers may leave a voicemail while waiting to speak with an agent when the “call back” feature is not available

  • Callers will hear the average estimated wait time while waiting to speak with an agent



COVID-19 has impacted all of us at UC Merced. In Payroll Services, we are working to ensure pay impacting transactions submitted to our department are processed as quickly as possible.  

  • If you have questions regarding the paid administrative leave mentioned in President Napolitano's Executive Order issued on March 16, 2020, please check our Payroll Updates for COVID-19 page.  
  • Undergraduate Student Employees and their Supervisors can find updates related to COVID-19 on our Student Employment Services Webpage
  • International students who need to submit a re-verification of work authorization should contact Payroll Services via email to obtain next steps for providing documentation.  Additionally, Glacier services (through UCLA) has established a temporary process for submitting updates to their systems due to COVID-19 impacts.  Please visit UC Merced Tax Services to learn more about the temporary reporting process.