Agreements (ICA and PSA)

For assistance in the drafting and finalization of Independent Consultant Agreements (ICA) or Professional Services Agreements (PSA), contact Richard Greene at, (510) 987-9408.

Pre-approval for hiring contractors & consultants

Benefits questions Link

(855) 982-7284

Call the UCPath Center or submit a question online via UCPath.

Bicycle parking

WMC: (510) 987-0600 | Franklin 7206

Bicycle parking is provided for free in Franklin garage and Kaiser garage. Contact Work Management Center for access to the bike cages.

Booking travel

Connexxus, UC's travel program, is a secure Web portal for booking university business travel.

Breastfeeding and lactation support

The UCOP Lactation Program includes a lactation room at your work location and breastfeeding classes.

Building access

Request building access via iRequest. 24-hour access is granted via iRequest only, with Manager/Director approval. Visitors must be signed up in advance through iVisitor. Ask if your department has a designated visitor scheduler or email the Work Management Center to request access.

iRequest Link | iVisitor Link

Business cards, stationery and promotional items Link

Portal for ordering business cards and UC-branded stationery and promotional items. (All employees can browse available merchandise, however only designated department buyers can place orders.)

Business Resource Center (BRC)

BRC handles general procurement, travel and entertainment, ledger reconciliation, payroll and event planning. Each team, identified by a color, is dedicated to a group of departments or a service area.

Mobile Devices

Mobile Devices purchases and feature changes.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

UCOP's site license provides worldwide, 24/7 access to The Chronicle, the nation’s most trusted source for higher education news. You must be connected to UCOP network when you visit the site. Sign up and create a free account to get The Chronicle's free daily newsletter as a default. For more newsletter option, go to Newsletters in your Account.

Commuter benefits

The UCOP pre-tax commuter benefits program allows eligible employees to set aside income (up to the limit set by the IRS) on a pre-tax basis for transportation and parking expenses.

Directory update Link

Submit changes to your directory information using IT Service Hub.

Document shredding

UCOP Mail Services offers document shredding services for UCOP departments. Reasonable quantities of materials are shredded free of charge.

Downtown shuttle service (Green Bus) Link

Offers fast connections from BART, the Oakland/Alameda/San Francisco Ferry and Amtrak Capitol Corridor to downtown Oakland offices. The shuttles run every 10 - 15 minutes during regular hours between Embarcadero West (Jack London Square) and Grand Avenue.


Building emergency procedures and resources as well as personal preparedness information.

Employee discounts

The discount programs are available to all UCOP employees.

Employee health and safety

The Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) department at OP supports a safe and healthy work environment and advances the goals of the EH&S program at all campus and medical center locations.

Employee ID number

When your name is input into the Payroll system you will be issued a unique employee ID number. If you have any questions, contact Payroll at or Ana Trejo at

Ergonomic evaluation

Contact via email to set up an appointment.

Email Ergonomics Link

Events and meetings Link

BASC Events is ready to assist you in planning and preparing Purchase Orders for Events and Meetings, allowing you to focus on the content of your program.

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

Phone: (415) 476-8279

The FSAP, staffed by licensed professionals, provides confidential brief counseling to individuals, and consultation services to OP employees.

Find employees Link

Search by first or last name. In Outlook, the Search Address Book field will let you search by first name, last name or both. The open book icon will let you search by first name.


List of all UCOP holidays.

ID badges

WMC phone: (510) 987-0600 | Room: Franklin 7206

For active employees with ID badge questions or issues such as to get a replacement badge, contact the Work Management Center. New employees will be handled through the on-boarding process.

Information Technology Services (ITS)

ITS provides information technology services for the University of California campuses and Office of the President, from corporate data systems to telecommunications to computer networks.

Interest groups

Learn about available employee networking and interest groups at Office of the President.

IT Service Desk Link

Normal hours: M-F 6:30 - 6:00 | Room: Franklin 7116

IT Service Desk is your single point of contact for IT questions, requests and incident reporting. Contact IT Service Desk via IT Service Hub, by email at or by phone at 510-987-0457. For after-hours emergencies (situations with broad impact, such as security or network problems), email or call 510-987-0349.

Service Hub Link

Employees report incidents, make requests, check status, and provide feedback via this portal.

Laptop loan

Laptops are loaned out to UCOP personnel on a first-come, first-served basis.

Leadership development program

Leadership development for UCOP employees.

Library services and research resources Link

The California Digital Library offers an impressive array of library services and research resources to UCOP staff.

Link newsletter Link

Link is a place to get news, learn about events, and expand your knowledge about the work of UC and how our work here at the Office of the President supports it.

Locker room and showers

WMC phone: (510) 987-0600

Men's and women's showers and lockers are located in the Franklin building on the 9th floor and accessible from the elevator lobby.

Email the WMC for access Link


A free mailing list service to allow dissemination of a single message to a group of people.

Mail services

Information about mail services, including hours of operations, policy concerns, etc.

Mentorship program

The UCOP mentorship program is a volunteer program that pairs experienced leaders and professionals across departments at the Office of the President with career staff who seek to develop themselves professionally.

Microsoft software for home use

UCOP employees may download and make use of Microsoft Office applications on up to 5 personal computing devices for free.

New employee orientation

Information regarding orientation, including the schedule.

New Hire IT Orientation

UCOP IT Client Services offers a monthly “New Hire IT Orientation” session to help new UCOP employees get started with their workstation computer and other technology. The class is offered the 1st Tuesday of every month at 9:30am-10:30am in Franklin 6114. Register at UC Learning Center.

UC Learning Center Link

Oakland city resources Link

Information about the City of Oakland.

Guide to downtown hot spots! Link

Office locations

Find addresses and directions to UCOP offices.


Parking at UC lots is limited to UC employees and affiliates on a monthly basis only. Visitors can find available public parking garages at the link below.

Parking for employees | Parking for visitors Link

Payroll Link

Email payroll with additional questions regarding payroll services or processes.

Email payroll Link

Performance management

Performance appraisal resources.

Policy resources Link

Resources for systemwide policies and manuals.

Position Control

Position Control is a process of executive review for all staff, temporary and contract positions at UC Office of the President before the position is opened for recruitment.

Pre-approval process for hiring outside consultants and independent contractors

All hirings of outside consultants and independent contractors, regardless of any prearrangement via a blanket agreement, must be approved by the President prior to contract negotiation.

Preventing discrimination, sexual harassment and violence against women

Policies, guidance, contacts and resources for preventing and/or reporting discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual violence at UCOP.

Principles of Community

Learn more about UCOP Principles of Community and the diversity policies, programs and resources available to Office of the President staff.

Printing services at UCSF Link

For large ongoing printing needs and other specialized print jobs such as business cards, letterheads, envelopes, etc.

Procurement Services

Procurement Services is responsible for developing and implementing the overall purchasing policies, strategies and direction for the UC System.

Public transportation Link

BART and buses provide easy access to all work locations.

Purchasing forms

Forms for purchasing goods and services, travel and entertainment or other transactions.

Procurement policies and forms Link

Record storage

Through the Records Storage Center Program, UCOP offices at the 1111 Franklin Street building may temporarily store certain boxed records.

Records Management Services

RMS maintains the Central Records Collection of the Office of the President, which consists primarily of correspondence and related materials such as reports, studies, agendas, and minutes.

Regents Link

The University is governed by The Regents, which has "full powers of organization and governance" subject only to very specific areas of legislative control.

Rideshare Link

Rideshare resources for UCOP employees

Reimbursement forms

Travel and entertainment reimbursement forms

Reserving meeting space

UCOP conference rooms can be reserved via the Outlook Web App or by the Outlook Calendar. For a video tutorial and instructions for both Mac and PC users, visit the IT Service Hub and search the Knowledge Base for "reserving conference room." Contact the Work Management Center if you have questions.

UCOP IT Service Hub Link | Lobby 1 Conference Room Link

Secure Attachment File Encryption (SAFE)

SAFE is a service that allows UCOP employees to quickly, easily, and securely send large electronic files via a Web browser, rather than attaching them to an e-mail message.


If you have a security question or want to report a security issue, call the security desk in the Franklin Lobby at (510) 987-9790. At Kaiser, call (510) 272-0909. At Broadway or OSF (415-20th St), call Chief Building Manager Roman Starno at (510) 587-6100 or Work Management Center at (510) 987-0600.

Security ambassadors Link

Security Ambassadors in orange vests serve as additional 'eyes and ears' of the Oakland Police Department, while serving as a visible deterrent.

Security escort

(510) 987-9790

Employees needing an escort to or from the Franklin building between 7:00 am and 11:00 pm should call the UCOP security desk 30 minutes before exiting the building.

Staff Assembly

The UCOP Staff Assembly promotes the interest and welfare of all staff employees at UCOP.

Telephone services

ITS Telecommunications Services engineers install or make changes to lines and phones, as well as upgrade features.

Timesheets and Time Reporting System (TRS) Link

TRS is a web-based timesheet to report your time and submit for approval.

TRS login Link

Travel Policy PDF

This travel policy summary describes the basic rules and regulations contained in Business and Finance Bulletin G-28, Policy and Regulations Governing Travel.

Reimbursement Requirements PDF

UC Information Center Link

Explore the UC story through (1) storyboards that focus on data-driven narratives that weave multiple data visualizations into a storyline; (2) dashboards that provide answers to frequently asked questions; and (3) data tables that present static and interactive reports that provide download access to raw data.

UC Learning Center Link

Log in to view course offerings and register for training opportunities.

How to navigate UC Learning Center PDF

UCnet Link

News, benefits information and self-service tools for employees and retirees.

UCOP Advisory Committee on the Status of Women

PACSW promotes women's access to programs, opportunities and activities at UCOP.

UCOP daily news clips

Distribution email list for daily news clips relating to UC.

Subscribe here Link

UCOP local human resources

Local HR Business Partners, assigned by department, provide guidance and support to all managers, supervisors and employees regarding all HR services. For more information and services, visit the local HR website.

Find your Business Partner liaison

UCOP organization chart PDF

Current UCOP organization chart.

UCOPAlert Link

UCOPAlert is an emergency notification system that allows UCOP employees to receive informational alerts on their personal phones or by personal email outside normal business hours.


New self-service website now available for UCOP employees

Union-represented employee information Link

Information pertaining to personnel, compensation, labor relations and collective bargaining.

Upcoming classes Link

Overview of upcoming classes.

Web publishing support

For assistance with web publishing, contact the Web Development Services unit.

Email Web Development Services Link

Whistleblower hotline Link

(800) 403-4744

To report an improper governmental activity or a compliance-related concern, please contact the UC Whistleblower Hotline. Reports can be made anonymously.

WorkFit program

Learn about the UCOP WorkFit Program and all available exercise sessions.

UC Living Well Link

UC Living Well, the university’s wellness program, provides activities and resources to help faculty, staff and retirees reach their wellness goals.

Zoom Audio, Video and Web Conferencing Link

Third-party audio, desktop video and web collaboration tool

Learning and Development

Visit the L&D site for all things related to your growth at UCOP: classes, cohort programs, leadership development, career growth, mentorship and more.