Our culture

No matter what his or her role at the UCPath Center, our staff are part of a team that is committed to providing outstanding customer service to each of the University of California’s 216,000 employees.

Center employees come from UC locations throughout the state, as well as from public or private businesses, bringing expertise that will benefit all UCPath Center service areas.

The following UCPath Center mission and core values guide our work.

Our mission

The UCPath Center supports the University of California’s core mission of teaching, research and public service, and exists to provide an integrated payroll and human resources solution. Our efficient, responsive and accurate service strengthens the university’s ability to respond to changing business needs.

Our core values

  • We are one team
    We work together, unified by our mission. We respect each other. We recognize the best solutions come from collaborative relationships, so we seek input and share solutions.
  • We own great service
    We listen to our customers. We build trust through our commitment to outstanding service and take personal responsibility for delivering great results.
  • We innovate and improve
    We champion innovative solutions through continuous review of our services and processes. We measure our success by exceeding customer expectations.
  • We are responsible stewards
    We wisely manage what has been entrusted to us. We are efficient and accurate in our processes and ethical in our behavior.
  • We are engaged
    We bring passion and dedication to our work and we own the development of a rewarding culture. We challenge ourselves to grow personally and professionally.

A smoke-free environment

Effective Jan. 1, 2014, UC joined more than 1,100 colleges and universities nationwide by implementing a systemwide smoke and tobacco-free policy.