Frequently Asked Questions
Essential Employees - Record Essential Time for Campus Closures
Reminder: if you are an essential classified employee and required to work on campus/other closed facilities during the closure, enter Essential Time in addition to your worked hours. See the Essential Time FAQ for more details.
See the OSU Alerts page for more information about the closure.
See the announcement for more information about recording hours for all other employees.
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A: Yes, you must submit your timesheet at the end of the pay period even if you did not take any exception time during the Find Out More
A: You will need to change the holiday from the observed day (the default day the holiday will display in EmpCenter) to Find Out More
A: Yes it does. In addition to Workforce's EmpCenter, OSU also purchased the Absence Compliance Tracker (ACT). Find Out More
A: Labor distribution changes are not completed in EmpCenter; labor changes can be made using: Changing the default labor Find Out More
A: Supervisors can view exceptions on employee timesheets on the dashboard, when editing employee time, approving Find Out More
A: After selecting the pay code and dates for the time off request (see the create time off request FAQ for instructions Find Out More
A: You must have an approved Protected Leave case to use the Families First Emergency Leave pay code. See the HR Find Out More
A: With EmpCenter 19.1, approved time off request emails include an attachment to add the dates/times of the request to Find Out More
A: Classified employees that are designated “essential” and are required to work during a University closure record those Find Out More
A: Access the employee’s request either from the Dashboard, the Time Off Review Summary page, or the link in the email: Find Out More
A: EmpCenter has a rudimentary scheduling component that allows for assigning a limited number of schedule templates to Find Out More