News from askUS - March 17, 2021

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In This Issue:

  • Important Dates and Deadlines
  • What’s New in the Workday Spring Update
  • New Academic Employment Dashboard Coming Soon
  • Submit Operational Support Forms via DocuSign
  • Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support
  • Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led
  • askUS Release Notes

Important Dates and Deadlines

Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 3 p.m. – Semi-Monthly Mass Advance of Hourly Time for the 3/1/21 - 3/15/21 time period.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021, @ 1 p.m. – Prior Period Mass Advance of Time for November and December 2020.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at 10 p.m. – Prior Period Time Entry Lock for November and December 2020.

Frida, April 2, 2021, at 3 p.m. – Semi-Monthly Mass Advance of Hourly Time for the 3/15/21 - 3/31/21 time period.

 


What’s New in the Workday Spring Update

Workday Spring Update for 2021 went into effect on Saturday, March 13. The update included changes and enhancements to Time and Absence, Payslips, Recruiting, and general updates to the interface to improve usability and accessibility. For more information about changes included in the update, continue reading What’s New in Workday?.

 


New Academic Employment Dashboard Coming Soon

A reimagined Academic Employment dashboard will replace the current Academic Personnel Management dashboard in Workday. This change will take place in late March or early April. The new dashboard will assist Academic HR Partners and Executives with processing, reporting, and analytical needs. If you already have the Academic Personnel Management dashboard on your Workday homepage, the new dashboard will automatically appear. To learn more, continue reading New Academic Employment Dashboard Coming Soon.

 


Submit Operational Support Forms via DocuSign

At the end of March, many of the forms used to request services from Operational Support will become available via DocuSign. This change supports our goal of improving customer experience by assisting offices with the electronic routing of forms requiring approvals. Those wishing to continue using the current, downloadable forms may continue to do so. Look for additional guidance and links to the new DocuSign forms to appear on the Operational Support webpage when the new forms become available.

 


Answers to Common Questions Recently Received by askUS Support

How do I get started as a new EOM manager for my office?

If you are new to Electronic Office Management (EOM), the best place to start will be the Electronic Office Management (EOM) Basics course scheduled for March 31. In the meantime, continue reading for more Quick Resources for EOM Managers and Delegates.

How do I correct scheduled weekly hours on a Job Change?

If the Job Change is in progress, the solution may be as easy as canceling and reinitiating with the correct information or asking the next approver to send it back for correction. Continue reading Correct Scheduled Weekly Hours on a Job Change for more information.

How do I delete supporting documentation uploaded to the Image Retrieval System for a DEFINE VP5 document created from the Request Forms System?

If you are assigned to the creator desk, and the VP5 is on the creator desk, you can follow the steps in Delete Documentation for a DEFINE VP5 in the Image Retrieval System to delete supporting documentation. For more information, continue reading Submitting VP5 Cover Sheets and Documentation.

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

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