How UCPath Transactors Can Prepare for Improved Navigation Changes Coming June 20, 2023

UCPath is upgrading the underlying Oracle PeopleSoft Human Capital Management (HCM) platform from version 37 to version 44. This upgrade will address several defects and will enable future improvements. In conjunction with the upgrade, some UCPath users will experience new enhancements to the Fluid User Interface (UI) navigation in UCPath.


Who Is Affected by This Change?

Only users with a transactor role will see improved navigation changes in UCPath. Transactors include campus department Funding Entry and Salary Cost Transfer Initiators and Approvers, and central teams in Human Resources, Finance, and Information Technology with inquiry, data entry, or approver roles.

UCSF employees and managers who use the UCPath online portal for self-service functions are not affected by these navigation changes. However, all users will be affected by a system outage during the implementation weekend.


What’s Changing?

Users with transactor roles in UCPath will see the following navigation improvements in UCPath:

  • A new color scheme that helps with visual accessibility
  • New toolbar icons for quick access to Recently Visited pages and Favorites
  • Expanded Global Search functionality
  • New Back button functionality

Users will not experience changes to tile or data entry page functionality.


How to Prepare: All Employees, Managers, and UCPath Transactors

Enhancements to UCPath will be live on June 20, 2023. The implementation will require a cutover period during which all employees, managers, and transactors across all UC locations will not have access to UCPath.

  • Outage begins: 3 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2023
  • Outage ends: 9 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2023

The IT Service Desk will send out notifications to the UCSF community ahead of this system downtime.


How to Prepare: UCPath Transactors

Here are the actions that transactors should take before June 16 to prepare for this upgrade:


For More Information

Additional information about UCPath's PeopleSoft upgrade will be shared directly with UCPath transactors by email. Funding Entry and Salary Cost Transfer users can contact the Controller’s Office Solution Center with any questions. UCPath transactors who work in central teams in Human Resources and Finance should direct any questions to their project team member.