shared services

COVID Operations and Fall Hiring

September 08, 2020
Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the SSO has been conducting remote video onboarding, (including verification of I-9 documents) since March 18, 2020. 

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires original I-9 documents and in-person verification.  In light of COVID-19 physical distancing requirements, DHS granted an exception that allows employers to verify I-9s remotely, with the stipulation that documents be verified in person at a future date. The current DHS exception is valid through November 19, 2020.

ID Badge Process

September 08, 2020
The SSO is continuing to process employee ID cards and retiree cards remotely. At this time there is no in-person processing or walk-in service. 

To request an ID please send an email to  Please include ALL of the following information with your request: 

DV and Purchasing Reminders

September 08, 2020
Below you can find reminders for commonly used forms and guidelines related to DV and purchasing work done through the SSO. DV and Purchasing Related Reminders Forms/Guidelines Description Memberships  For Memberships, we require back-up documentation showing the amount they also require either a Dean, Department Chair or a Vice Chancellor’s approval. Refunds For refunds that we process for our clients, we are required to provide proof of original payment to the University. Utility For Utility payments, we are required to attach

SSO Funding Updates

September 08, 2020
Effective September 1, 2020, departments will no longer need to update funding for the actions listed below. 

Currently, the SSO only enters funding information for brand new positions. We are pleased to announce that we will  also be adding/updating funding in relation to the following actions:

Fiscal Close Deadlines FY 2019-20

May 20, 2020
Please review the fiscal close deadlines for FY 2019-20. The first deadline is Monday, June 1 for certain Purchase Agreements and Purchase Orders.

How You Can Help SSO Better Serve You

November 19, 2019
Help the SSO Help You!

We continue to value your patience and partnership as we work towards UCPath stabilization. Below are updates and tips that you can use to help the SSO teams serve you better.