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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

Winter Campus Curtailment 2017-2018 Information
Winter Campus Curtailment runs from December 23, 2017 through January 1, 2018. Information has been sent to all CruzPay staff and monthly academic employees and their supervisors regarding the Winter Campus Curtailment and CruzPay. For a copy of the email, click here

For additional information regarding Winter Campus Curtailment 2017-2018, please reference the campus communication sent to all academic and staff employees, and the Winter Campus Curtailment FAQ document.

Hourly Staff Employees, Biweekly Students and Hourly Academics: Early Timesheet Deadlines for November and December 2017
Due to the upcoming November and December holidays and Winter Campus Curtailment, timesheet submittal and approval due dates for Biweekly employees (Students, Hourly Academics and Staff) have been changed. The due dates have been accelerated to allow for earlier payroll deadlines. Click here for more information regarding the accelerated due dates.
Payroll Direct Deposit Sign Up Campaign for 2017
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. Click here for more information and instructions.
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.

Want to be able to reset your CruzID Gold password without contacting ITS?
By setting your CruzID security questions you will be able to reset your CruzID Blue and Gold passwords yourself. Simply login to the CruzID Manager, select Manage Security Questions and follow the prompts to complete the process. Further information can be found here.

If you do not set CruzID security questions, you 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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