Deploy a single payroll system and a single human resources system across all ten campuses and five medical centers that meets the core needs of each location while capturing the efficiencies, improved data and cost-savings associated with unified systems.
News & Updates
05 / 03 / 12
UC Riverside has been selected as the location for shared service center that will process all routine transactions related to payroll, benefits, leave management and workforce administration for UC’s ten campuses and five medical centers. The UCPath Center is expected to be operational by July 2013, initially serving five locations: UCLA, UCLA Medical Center, UC [...]
01 / 21 / 12
The UCPath Initiative recently issued answers to frequently asked questions about the Shared Services Center. You can read that FAQ here.
10 / 31 / 11
The University of California has begun work to deploy an integrated payroll and human resource system across all 10 campuses and five medical centers. Rolling out a new system across the entire University is a daunting project, but the biggest challenge isn’t technological, it is the operational and cultural shift that is integral to the [...]
09 / 23 / 11
As part of the UC Working Smarter initiative, the University has entered into an agreement with Oracle America, Inc., to deploy its hosted PeopleSoft payroll and HCM suite to replace the eleven variations of UC’s current 30-year old Payroll Personnel System. This project will take about three years to complete, and implementation activities are now [...]
09 / 16 / 11
Two updated documents provide background on the PPS Initiative and reflect recent progress on implementation activities. The PPS Fact Sheet provides a brief summary of the initiative, including project overview, timetable, implementation phasing, and transition planning. The PPS FAQ responses address specific issues of interest to constituencies. Distribute as handouts or use as talking points [...]
08 / 02 / 11
The Early Adopters/First Wave implementers for the PPS replacement solution have been identified and include UC Santa Cruz, UC San Diego, and UCLA, in conjunction with UC Merced and UCOP, whose payrolls are run by UCLA. After submitting voluntary readiness self-assessments, these locations were chosen to be in the first implementation wave for their motivation [...]
07 / 06 / 11
The PPS replacement vendor selection process has now moved forward into contract negotiations with the selection of an apparent awardee in June. The selection comes as the result of a rigorous six-month RFP process that included participation from all campuses and impacted functional areas. The negotiation team is hopeful that discussions will progress quickly so [...]
05 / 16 / 11
Two new information documents have been posted to facilitate communication regarding the Payroll Personnel System Initiative. The PPS Fact Sheet provides a brief summary of the initiative, including project overview, timetable, implementation phasing, and transition planning. The PPS FAQ responses address specific issues of interest to constituencies. Distribute as handouts or use as talking points [...]
04 / 07 / 11
As a result of the University of California’s Request for Proposal, several vendors submitted proposals for UC’s replacement payroll and human resources informations systems. Those proposals are now being evaluated, and a vendor decision is expected in May.
02 / 25 / 11
An RFP has been posted for the PPS replacement, and the solution evaluation and selection process will take place through the spring. In parallel with the replacement selection process, a number of teams have begun work to redesign how payroll and human resources services are delivered within the University. These multi-campus teams are helping to [...]
The University of California has embarked on an ambitious plan to deploy a single payroll system and a single human resources system across all 10 campuses and five medical centers. The goal: within four years, UC will be able to pay all 180,000 employees from a single university-wide payroll system that meets the core needs [...]