Our culture


No matter their role at UCPath, our staff are part of a team that is committed to providing outstanding customer service to each of the University of California’s 230,000 employees.
Our employees come from UC locations throughout the state, the public sector and the business community, bringing expertise that benefits all UCPath service areas.

The UCPath mission and core values guide our work.

Our mission

UCPath exists to deliver efficient and, responsive human resources, payroll and, benefits services to those who support the University of California’s core mission of teaching, research and public service.

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