News from askUS - April 28, 2021

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In This Issue:

  • Important Dates and Deadlines
  • Student Mass End Employment Date Extension Process Starts April 30
  • Academic Employment Dashboard Now Available in Workday
  • Resources to Help Prepare for Summer Employment
  • Quickly Address No-Call/Never-Worked Situations in Workday
  • Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support
  • Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led
  • askUS Release Notes

 


Important Dates and Deadlines

Friday, April 30, 2021 – Student Mass End Employment Date Extension Process submission window opens for summer 2021.

Friday, April 30, 2021, at 10 p.m. – Prior Period Time Entry Lock for January 2021.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 3 p.m. – Semi-Monthly Mass Advance of Hourly Time for the 4/15/21 - 4/30/21 time period.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at noon – CSU Transaction Processing Deadline for the Monthly Mass End Additional Job / Termination Process.

Friday, May 7, 2021, at noon – Monthly Mass End Additional Job / Termination Process runs for May.

Friday, May 7, 2021 – April 2021 Close (Accounting).

 


Student Mass End Employment Date Extension Process Starts April 30

The Student Mass End Employment End Date Extension Process for summer 2021 will open on Frida, April 30, and run until Wednesday, June 9 at noon for Hourly and Salaried Student positions. In addition to extending the end employment date of student employees, the process can also update Scheduled Weekly Hours, Business Title, and Position Title. Mass Extend also covers changes related to creating TA/AI summer anchor jobs.

 


Academic Employment Dashboard Now Available in Workday

Recently, a reimagined Academic Employment dashboard replaced the Academic Personnel Management dashboard in Workday. The goal of the new dashboard is to assist staff supporting academic employment with processing, reporting, and other analytical needs. For more information, continue reading Academic Employment Dashboard Now Available in Workday.

 


Resources to Help Prepare for Summer Employment

The Preparing for Summer 2021 webpage is now available. The page contains important dates and resources to assist departments as they prepare for the upcoming summer sessions. Topics covered include mass processes, academic and student employment, onboarding, reporting, and training.

 


Quickly Address No-Call/Never-Worked Situations in Workday

No-Call/Never-Worked situations occur when a worker never shows up to work, and their start date has come and gone. Previously, addressing this problem required requesting a rescind from askUS Support. Now you can save time by handling most of these cases without the need to contact support by checking the Rescind Request Matrix and following the information in the No Call-Never Worked Workday Instructional Guide (WIG).

 


Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support

How do I change my default desk and view in DEFINE?

Use the YP1 command to change the default desk/view you are assigned to each time you log in to DEFINE. You can also use the YP1 command to change the default purchase center associated with your profile.

How do I cancel a Performance Review that's in progress?
See the Canceling a Business Process Event section of the Find/ View, Cancel, or Rescind a Business Process Event - Workday Instructional Guide (WIG).

How do I find a list of job responsibilities for a Performance Review?
See the Viewing Position Responsibilities for Performance Appraisals - Workday Instructional Guide (WIG) or the entry Finding Job Descriptions in Workday in the askUS Knowledge Base.

How do I send back a Performance Review?
You can send back in progress and successfully completed Performance Reviews to a previous step by following the steps in the Manual Send Back section on page 3 of the Start Performance Review - Workday Instructional Guide (WIG).

You can find answers to many more frequently asked questions in the askUS Knowledge Base. Need help searching? Check out these handy askUS Search Tips.

 


Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led

askUS Self-Paced Learning allows users to engage in training lessons and exercises at their own pace and convenience. Current offerings include Workday Fundamentals and Workday for Security Partners.

Virtual Instructor-Led Training (ILT) courses are held via Zoom and require registration via UTLearn.

View the complete ILT schedule.

 


askUS Release Notes

The weekly askUS Release Notes email provides information about improvements, fixes, known issues, and guidance for UT's HR/Payroll and Financial systems. Subscribe to receive release notes via email. Unsure how to subscribe? Check out our quick how-to guide.

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