Individuals that are foreign nationals are required to complete a GLACIER record for payments by UC Merced to properly determine tax residency and tax withholding rates. A new GLACIER record will be created for each payee.
Note: GLACIER records are not required for US Citizens, Permanent Residents, Asylees, Refugees, or DACA recipients.
Departmental staff planning to pay a foreign national or Payroll Services staff for newly-hired employees.
UCM Tax Services will create a new GLACIER record for the payee. An email from email@example.com will be automatically sent to the payee with a temporary login and password for accessing the GLACIER system.
The request will be reviewed within 2 business days.
Support for this service is provided during standard operating hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
If you no longer want to proceed with the ticket requested, request the ticket be closed in the comment section. Include a brief explanation for future references.