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Payroll/Personnel System

PPS Resources

​​WARNING! The above link launches the University of California Payroll/Personnel System login process. Access is limited to authorized UC employees only. Unauthorized access is prohibited.

PPS Announcements

PPS Announcements Archive
PPS Web and CICS has been officially decommissioned by UCOP
Effective December 2019, UCSC payroll activities transitioned from PPS to UCPath. At that time, PPS employee information was archived. For users with an ongoing business need to access this PPS History, data will continue to be available in InfoView.

Users who would like more information on using InfoView reports with PPS data should start by visiting the InfoView Help & Training website. Budget Analysis and Planning Data Services can also help with questions regarding obtaining or modifying InfoView accounts at For any additional questions regarding PPS History data needs, please don't hesitate to contact us at ​​

PPS Contact & Objective

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:

Phone: 831-459-1310


PPS Availability:
Monday - Friday 6:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday 6:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday Unavailable

PPS Objective

PPS is the University of California Payroll/Personnel System. PPS records UCSC employee personnel and job data for the purpose of calculation of pay and deductions, and production of personnel and payroll reports for internal and external customers.

PPS Transition

PPS Retirement
Welcome to the final days of PPS! As we continue UCPath stabilization, PPS is now an archive and routine payroll activities are happening in UCPath. We’ll keep users apprised of the retirement timeline as UCOP provides more detailed information.

Just as PPS was a sea-change for UCSC, UCPath brings much-needed improvements to individual employees and the campus overall. Change can be unsettling, but the forethought, team work and persistence of all those involved has made the transition a success. We’ll eventually bid a fond farewell to PPS, but the data will remain available in 2020 and beyond. As always, please contact us at with any questions.
PPS Manual Archive
PPS Overview Payroll Issues Benefits Eligibility Overview Universal Actions Student Employee Actions Staff Actions Academic Actions Data Collection Documents Web Based PPS Functions Appendices
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