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Payroll Services

Providing accurate and timely service.

Central Payroll Services has moved to remote operations

For any of the following services, please email your request to

  • In person appointments
  • Verification of employment (current employee should use The Work Number)
  • Pre-UCPath earning record request
  • Pre-UCPath W-2 copies


For other services offered by Central Payroll please see list under our Payroll Services Resources listed to the left.

2021 UC W-2 Available January 27

Current Employees

  1. Electronic version of W-2 available online as of January 27
  2. Printed W-2 mailed to the home address on file no later than January 31, 2022, or access W-2 on UCPath

To access your W-2 on UCPath, click on Employee Actions > Income and Taxes > View Online W-2

Former Employees
Former employees have access to view or download their W-2 statements (up to three years after their separation date). To access the UCPath W-2, former employees can visit UCPath and click on Former Employees. Once logged in, click on Employee Actions > Income and Taxes > View Online W-2.

Farewell to PPS

UC’s prior payroll and personnel system, PPS, went into full retirement June 30, 2021

Requests for PPS Historical Data:

E-mail request for data to  Please be sure to include detailed information but DO NOT include any PII in your request. Your request will be reviewed to confirm you are eligible to receive the requested information.  If your request is denied you will be notified by email.
Note: depending on the nature of the request, it can take up to 2 weeks to receive the requested data.

Payroll Services assists campus faculty, staff, and students in meeting their educational objectives and their teaching, research, and operational needs by providing the highest quality services to the campus and community. We facilitate the timely and accurate disbursement of approved employee compensation, satisfying payroll-related employer obligations and ensuring appropriate accounting for campus compensation costs.