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January 11, 2024
To: DCC-based DFA staff Division of Finance and Administration employees will be assigned to a single floor in the Downtown Campus Center as part of a reorganization of space use in the DCC. All DCC-based DFA staff will be assigned workspaces on the second floor. Staff currently on the third...
January 10, 2024
A message to Auxiliary Enterprises and Fiscal Innovation staff from Chad Pettay, executive director of campus life: AFI colleagues, After a competitive national search, I am thrilled to announce that Erin Eli has agreed to join our team as the director of Dining and Retail Services. Erin...
January 8, 2024
TAPS has begun sunsetting the Easy Park Personal Parking Meters. The campus community will no longer be able to load funds onto the device to pay for parking. The Easy Park designated parking spaces will be removed along with all signage. TAPS will continue to honor existing meters for those...
December 4, 2023
After a prolonged closure, the University Store is excited to announce the reopening of the University Store Annex, located at the east end of the Ruiz Administration Center. As an extension of the main store, the annex provides a variety of services including online order pickups for textbooks...
December 4, 2023
A version of this message was sent Oct. 5 to campus staff who work directly with financial matters. This version was published Dec. 4 in Monday Memo. California no longer restricts government-funded travel to states that had enacted anti-LGBTQ+ legislation. The change, cited by UCOP,...
November 30, 2023
A message from UC Merced Chancellor Juan Sánchez Muñoz, Ph.D. Dear colleagues, After a robust nationwide search, I am pleased to announce that Dr. Kurt Schnier has been selected as UC Merced’s permanent Vice Chancellor for the Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) and Chief...
October 30, 2023
Are You a Self-Supporting Recharge Operation? Recharge operations function like a non-profit business, collecting enough revenues to cover costs. Services offered are rate-based and advance the university's education, research or public service functions. Please review Self-...
October 20, 2023
The UC Merced Office of the Controller is issuing the following guidance on the Project Attribute in the Common Chart of Accounts (CCoA). The Project Attribute tracks the financial activity for a “body of work" that often has a start and end date that spans fiscal years or...
October 20, 2023
A message from Chancellor Juan Sánchez Muñoz, Ph.D. Dear colleagues,   I have listened to concerns from faculty and staff about our financial reporting system and, as you may have heard in my annual State of the University address, have made these concerns a top priority....
August 28, 2023
Campus colleagues, With the start of the academic year, we wanted to reach out to faculty and academic employees with an overview of the efforts we have taken and will be taking to support efficient use and continued improvement of UC Merced’s financial management system, as well as...
August 2, 2023
.responsive { width: 100%; height: auto; } It is now easier than ever to find the help you need for financial transactions, purchases, systems and administrative assistance. The new DFA Service Portal organizes our extensive list of support tickets and knowledge articles into a searchable...
July 31, 2023
Thank you for being valuable partners in delivering high-quality events at UC Merced. The trust you place in the Hospitality Services team means so much to us.   In addition to offering a full suite of planning services, catering and guest housing, Hospitality Services manages the...
July 18, 2023
Updates were launched successfully Friday in Oracle and Concur that streamline the requisition workflow for research administrators and fiscal approvers. The RA workflow in Oracle is now based on the assigned RA for each project attribute. Projects will no longer require a secondary signoff by a...
July 12, 2023
Subject: Requisition Review and Oracle Requisition Entry Guidelines  In the July 10 Monday Memo, the Division of Finance and Administration announced the launch later this week of a streamlined approval workflow in Oracle and Concur for research administrators (RAs) and fiscal...
July 7, 2023
Effective Friday July 14, updates will be implemented within Oracle and Concur to streamline approval workflow for Research Administrators (RA) and Fiscal approvers.    Oracle Updates Oracle approval workflow has been updated to note that only one approver will be required for...
May 12, 2023
Dear colleagues and friends, We are thrilled to announce that Adriana Rojas has been selected as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Auxiliary Enterprises and Fiscal Innovation at UC Merced. With over 26 years of experience in accounting and finance at the University of Texas at Austin, Rojas...
April 6, 2023
To the UC Merced research community: Faculty are having a difficult time obtaining account balances in order for them to manage the use of resources to support their research. Looking into this further, we have identified two different types of financial reporting that faculty need to support...
March 10, 2023
Travel & Expense Management would like to provide you with information about a recent memo ​issued by the UC Office of the President regarding travel reimbursement guidelines for remote work. Based on a previous memo issued in October 2022, travel expenses such as mileage were being...
March 6, 2023
Effective March 20, honorariums paid to individuals will be limited to $2,500 per calendar year. Payment requests that exceed $2,500 will be submitted automatically to Procurement to be processed as a Service Agreement. To ensure compliance to UC Policy D-371-35 , honorarium requests will...
March 1, 2023
Campus colleagues, Because of a technical error by the Concur expense management platform, users, delegates and HR Unit approvers who are not Procurement Card holders received multiple email notifications today citing non-compliance with P-Card policies. Rather than notifying only valid P-Card...

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