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HR & SSO Holiday Closures

December 11, 2019
In preparation for the winter holidays, HR/SSO has established the following operating plans: HR/SSO offices will be closed on the following dates:
  • Tuesday, December 24
  • Wednesday, December 25
  • Tuesday, December 31
  • Wednesday, January 1
All HR/SSO offices will be open to the public beginning Thursday, January 1, 2020
Specific plans for HR/SSO locations outside of observed holidays


SSO in Davis: Closed to the public with limited staffing

Minimum Wage Increase for Student Assistants effective Jan. 1, 2020

November 22, 2019
A minimum wage increase will become effective Jan. 1, 2019 for Student Assistant II, III, IV

On Jan., 2020, the minimum wage will increase to $13/hour pursuant to amendments to Section 1182.2 of the California Labor Code. The minimum wage will continue to increase by $1/hour annually, until it reaches $15/hour on Jan. 1, 2022.

At UC Davis, the minimum wage increase only affects Student Assistant II, III and IV titles as outlined below. Student Assistants who are below the minimum range for their title code will receive an increase equal to the salary range minimum.

UC Davis Jobs Temporarily Unavailable

November 21, 2019
All UC Davis job listings will be temporarily unavailable from Wednesday, Dec. 18 @ 5 p.m. to Sunday, Dec. 22 @ 8 a.m.

UC Davis normally has dozens of staff positions available at the Davis Campus, UC Davis Health and research stations, but for several days, the UC Davis job application system will not accept applications. 

How You Can Help SSO Better Serve You

November 19, 2019
Help the SSO Help You!

We continue to value your patience and partnership as we work towards UCPath stabilization. Below are updates and tips that you can use to help the SSO teams serve you better.

Instructions For Students Without TRS Timesheets

November 19, 2019
If a student has begun working, and is not in UCPath (so their TRS timesheet is not yet available), please follow the below instructions:  

Prior Pay Period: If the student is not yet in TRS, has not been paid for a prior pay period, and cannot wait until the next pay day, please ask them to submit a paper timesheet requesting an Off-Cycle Check. Once they are in UCPath, we will request an Off-cycle payment. 

Message from Executive Director, Jim Hankins

November 19, 2019
We asked Jim Hankins, the new Executive Director of the HR Shared Services Organization, for his initial impressions working at UC Davis. Here’s what he had to say.

I arrived at the SSO at a very exciting time, just as UC Path was about to go live. I couldn’t be prouder to have joined this SSO team, which is full of talented people driven to make things go smoothly for customers.

Funding Impacts When Home Department Code Changes

November 18, 2019
Position level funding must align with the Position Number and HR Department.

If the employee's HR Department code changes, you must add Position Level funding for what's effectively a "new" combination (position number and HR Department combination).

New Open Enrollment Help Desks

November 08, 2019
UC Davis Benefits is pleased to offer the following help desks to help you understand the menu of medical plans available to you during Open Enrollment.  OPEN ENROLLMENT HELP DESKS

Drop-in, individual counseling on UC benefits from Health Care Facilitators (who specialize in health plans) and Benefits Representatives (who can discuss all health & welfare benefits). Counseling is on a first come, first served basis and due to the size of the meeting rooms, confidentiality cannot be guaranteed.

Watch Open Enrollment Presentation & View Slides

November 08, 2019
We've read all the medical plans so you don't have to. 

The streaming video and slide deck below detail the health plan services and options available to you and your family through University of California.

These materials were prepared by the Health Care Facilitator Program, which specializes in troubleshooting the use of UC health plans—and coordinating them with Medicare

“Is It Bullying? Awareness and Strategies” Overall Impact

November 01, 2019
Since 2016, over 900 supervisors have been trained and it’s having an overwhelmingly positive effect.  

     This year, employees at UC Davis can choose to attend a session on Nov. 14, or Dec 6 on the Davis Campus, with more dates opening each quarter.

Open Enrollment Webinars Weekly

October 31, 2019
One-hour webinars hosted by the UCPath Center will occur weekly during Open Enrollment.

Topics include 2020 eligibility and plan changes, premium contributions, how to use UCPath Online and more. 

Open Enrollment via UCPath is Here!

October 31, 2019
From online FAQs to interactive webinars, you have many options for information and support during Open Enrollment. Correct rates for UC Davis, UC Davis Health and Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR) employees are posted on the UC Davis Open Enrollment webpage.
  • Watch a demonstration, which will give you a step-by-step insight on how to enroll on UCPath.

Probationary Evaluations Beginning in UCPath ePerformance

October 27, 2019
Beginning Monday, Nov. 4, the first Probationary Checkpoint Evaluations will be distributed through UCPath ePerformance to supervisors of new staff employees.

By early December, UCPath ePerformance will also begin sending automated email notifications to supervisors when Probationary Final Evaluations documents are ready to be completed.