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New BAFO Fields Coming to Point Plus in July

June 24, 2022

To assist offices across campus track savings elicited by asking a vendor whether a quote is their Best and Final Offer (BAFO), Point Plus will receive updates to facilitate tracking this information

New My Time and Absence Dashboard Available in Workday

June 8, 2022

The My Time and Absence dashboard is now available for all employees to add to their Workday homepage. The new dashboard provides a single location to manage time entry, check time-off balances, and access other information related to time and absence.

News from askUS - May 25, 2022

May 24, 2022

In This Issue: Important Dates and Deadlines / Reminders – Preparing for Summer / Workers Can Now Specify Pronouns in Workday / Managing Flexible Work Arrangements in Workday / New Contract Types Available for Faculty Retirees / Recent Time and Absence Improvement Project Updates / New Process to Track Contract Payments Coming to *DEFINE / You asked US! – Answers to Common Questions / Training Opportunities – Self-Paced or Instructor-Led / askUS Release Notes

Managing Flexible Work Arrangements in Workday - Updated

May 24, 2022

To support the university’s efforts to recruit and retain talent, approved Flexible Work Arrangements (FWA) can now be documented, tracked, and viewed within Workday.

askUS Service Portal Issue Under Investigation

May 20, 2022

Some customers are reporting an error when attempting to respond to an email from askUS Support via the Service Portal by clicking the the blue View in askUS button or when visiting the askUS Service Portal landing page.

To avoid potential errors, you can respond to an issue by simply replying to the email response you received from askUS or submit new issues by sending an email to askus@austin.utexas.edu.

Now Available - Enhanced Time Completion Report for Workers - RPT1016

May 20, 2022

An enhanced version of the report Time Completion Report for Workers - RPT1016 is now available as part of the ongoing Time and Absence Improvement Project.

This report helps you monitor and verify timesheet completion for workers to ensure that all timesheets are submitted and approved before payroll deadlines. You will find this report particularly helpful for monitoring timesheets for workers transferring to another organization or terminating employment. 

Workers can now specify Pronouns in Workday

May 19, 2022

In an effort to extend UT’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion, workers can now specify their pronouns in Workday. Workers can update their pronouns on the Change Personal Information screen

New Process to Track Contract Payments Coming to *DEFINE

May 18, 2022

Procurement and Payment Services (PPS), in partnership with Enterprise Business IT Solutions (eBITS), has been diligently working to identify options for assisting the university in tracking and monitoring payments associated with business contracts as part of an audit driven process improvement.

New Contract Types Available for Faculty Retirees

May 17, 2022

There are two new contract types available for use by Academic HR roles in Workday, Faculty Modified Service and Faculty Phased Retirement.

Now Available - New Hourly Timesheet Inbox Filters

May 12, 2022

Managers, Timekeepers, and Time Associates now have access to two new inbox filters to help filter hourly timesheets pending approval based on pay period