PPS Training – Spring 2014

Thursday, March 6 2014

TO:      Deans, Department Heads, Management Services Officers, Administrative Assistants

FR:      Linda Broen, Employment & Training Analyst, Human Resources

RE:      PPS Training – Spring 2014

Payroll/Personnel System (PPS) Training is scheduled for Spring 2014, and will begin Monday, April 7th .  PPS training is mandatory for those who prepare and/or review personnel transactions and payroll time reporting transactions in PPS.

To enroll in the Spring quarter PPS training, please follow these steps:

1. OBTAIN A PPS USER ID: Submit a PPS Request for Access Form to Business & Financial Services, Computing Support. This step is needed if you are attending PPS training for the first time OR if you have changed departments. Each participant must have an active PPS User ID before attending any of the PPS labs.  This form can be found at:

2. BEFORE REGISTERING determine what your PPS User Type(s) will be (Preparer, Reviewer, Time Reporter, Inquiry Only). Then review the chart of Required Courses By PPS User Type here to determine which PPS classes/labs are required for your PPS User Type(s).

3. TO REGISTER for any of the PPS classes please visit the UC Learning Center at: . Log in using your UCSB netID and password. Once logged in, enter PPS into the Search field. Register for all of the required classes for your PPS User Type(s).  (See information in above paragraph.)  The Spring 2014 PPS Course Schedule is posted under the PPS Enrollment tab, here:

The registration deadline is Tuesday, April 1st .

Please Note: It is each individual’s responsibility to determine what their PPS User Type is,  and to register for all of the required classes/labs for their PPS User Type. All of the required classes/labs must be attended in order to be given access to the PPS production site.

For questions regarding PPS training, please email me at or call x-3482.
Questions regarding PPS access can be directed to Business & Financial Services, Computer Support at x-2880.

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