The SSO Payroll Team supports client units with the following services:

Payroll Processing and Review

  • Timesheet calculations (paper and electronic, TRS )
  • Process payroll transactions
  • Mandatory review of Payroll/Personnel transactions
  • Prepare Emergency Check requests for Central Payroll processing

Personnel Transaction Processing:

  • Funding changes
  • Home department code changes
  • Employee name changes, Visa extensions and updates
  • Work study set up
  • Student increases (longevity and special recognition)
  • Appointment extensions
  • Leave of Absence entries

TRS Departmental Time Administrator (DTA) Services:

  • Set up and maintain supervisor, schedule and compensatory information in TRS
  • Return timesheets to supervisor
  • Assist with resolution of issues with TRS timesheets
  • Escalate TRS technical issues to the TRS Help Desk and facilitate resolution

Alternate home department code access:

  • Provide alternate home department code access to departments requiring PPS access to a unit supported by the SSC


  • Calculate hours for final check, submit separation check request to Central Payroll, facilitate check delivery/pick-up
  • Process transfers to/from other UC campuses and Health System departments (in PPS)


  • Complete Employment Development Department (EDD) unemployment audits
  • Vacation accrual code maintenance (monitor/update accrual codes based on years of service)
  • Employment Service Credit audits & inquiries
  • Maintain PPS/OPTRS Departmental Role Structures

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