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CruzPay Time and Attendance System

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​WARNING! The above link launches the University of California Santa Cruz CruzPay system login process. Access is limited to authorized UCSC employees only. Unauthorized access is prohibited.

CruzPay Announcements

CruzPay Announcements Archive
Payroll Direct Deposit Sign Up Campaign for 2018
For the next several weeks, Financial Affairs will be actively reaching out to UCSC employees who receive paper paychecks to encourage sign ups for Payroll Direct Deposit, the fastest, easiest, and "greenest" way to receive pay. Students are the largest group of employees who receive paper paychecks; please help us spread the word by talking with your student workers about direct deposit. You can find additional information and instructions on our Payroll Direct Deposit page.
Trouble Accessing CruzPay?

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If you have been recently hired, it is likely your CruzPay account is still being processed. You will be notified via UCSC email ( when your account is ready. Contact your timekeeper if you have questions about recording your hours before you receive your CruzPay account email.​

Click here for a list of other reasons this message may appear.

CruzPay Software Browser Security Update 09/15/2018
CruzPay security updates are scheduled for Saturday September 15, 2018. These updates will require that users access CruzPay via browsers using Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2 or higher. This aligns us with industry best practices for security and data integrity. More information about this change can be found below.

CruzPay will be compatible with the following browsers: Internet Explorer 11, Firefox 27+, Google Chrome 38+ and Apple Safari 7+. If you believe you are using an older browser (ex: Internet Explorer 10), ITS Desktop Support can assist with updating your browser or workstation.

Click here for more information.​


Want to be able to reset your CruzID Gold password without contacting ITS?
By setting your CruzID password recovery email address you will be able to reset your CruzID Blue and Gold passwords yourself. Simply login to the CruzID Manager and select Password Recovery Email. Once there, enter and save a non-UCSC email address to be used with password resets. Further information can be found here.

If you do not set a password recovery email, yo​u will need to contact the ITS Help Desk at or (831) 459-4357 in order to reset your CruzID Gold password.

For all other CruzPay inquiries, please don't hesitate to contact us at​​

CruzPay Contact

Mailing Address:
   Univ of California Santa Cruz
   1156 High St
   Santa Cruz, CA 95064

Office Location:
   100 Enterprise Way
   Scotts Valley, CA 95066

Intercampus Mailstop:


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​CruzPay is the enterprise time and attendance system for UCSC.  It is a web-based system used by UCSC employees for recording time worked and leave used; automating accrual and overtime calculations; and tracking and reporting time and attendance data.

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