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Personal Leave and Exchange Time

Personal Leave and Exchange Time banks will clear at the end of June.  You have through June 30th to use any leave you still have.  See the Personal Leave FAQ and the Exchange Time FAQ for more details. 

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Q: How do I copy/cut an entry on my timesheet?     
A: To copy or cut an entry: Click on the down arrow next to the plus sign for the date you would like to copy or cut.   Find Out More
Q: How do I delegate my employees to another supervisor?     
A: If you will be out of the office for a period of time, EmpCenter allows you to delegate your supervisor   Find Out More
Q: How do I delete a clock row?     
A: Clock rows cannot be deleted, but they can be zeroed out.  To zero out the clock row, in the hours column enter   Find Out More
Q: How do I edit employee time?     
A: You can view and edit your employees’ timesheets at any point in the pay period. To access employee timesheets, select   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter Exchange time earned?     
A: Classified Salaried Exempt employees do not need to enter Exchange time earned; EmpCenter will automatically convert   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter my time as a Classified Hourly employee?     
A: Classified Hourly employees are expected to clock in and out for the work day using the Web Clock and use the time off   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter my time as a Classified Salaried Exempt employee?     
A: Classified Salaried Exempt employees are expected to enter elapsed worked hours (e.g. 8, 9.5) on the timesheet and use   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter my time as a Classified Salaried Non-exempt employee?     
A: Classified Salaried Non-exempt employees are expected to clock in and out for the work day using the WebClock and use   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter my time as a Unclassified Exempt employee?     
A: Unclassified Exempt employees only enter exception time (i.e. vacation, sick) if the time off request process was not   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter my time as a Unclassified Hourly employee?     
A: Unclassified Hourly employees enter worked hours, exception time (i.e. vacation, sick) if the time off request process   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter my time as a Unclassified Nonexempt employee?     
A: Unclassified Nonexempt employees enter additional hours worked over their appointment percentage or FTE (i.e., hours   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter my time if I'm called in while on-call?     
A: If you are called in while on-call how you report your hours depends on how long you work. Note: see the On-Call Pay   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter On-Call pay?     
A: On-call pay is entered directly on the timesheet for the day you are on-call. 1. Access your timesheet by selecting   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter time on the timesheet as a Grad Student?     
A: Grad students enter substitute hours worked directly on the timesheet and sick leave taken if the time off request   Find Out More
Q: How do I enter time on the timesheet as a Student or Temp employee?     
A: Student employees and OSU temps are expected to clock in and out for the work day and meals using the WebClock and use   Find Out More
Q: How do I find my business center?     
A: To find your business center, log on to myOSU at https://myosu.oregonstate.edu/.  Select the Employee link then   Find Out More
Q: How do I find my Policy Profile?     
A: For a description of the different policy profiles, visit the Profile Groups FAQ. To find your Policy Profile, log on   Find Out More
Q: How do I recall my submitted timesheet?     
A: If your submitted timesheet has not been approved, you can recall it to make changes. You’ll are now able to make   Find Out More
Q: How do I record my time during inclement weather?     
A: How you record your time in EmpCenter depends on your policy profile and if the university is open or closed.  For   Find Out More
Q: How do I record my time for the OSU Legislative Day?     
A: Classified employees may attend the annual Legislative Day and be paid for the day without using accumulated leave.   Find Out More
Q: How do I record Union Steward time?     
A: If you are a Union Steward, you record time spent on steward responsibilities during your regular scheduled work time   Find Out More
Q: How do I reject employee timesheets?     
A: If there are problems with an employee’s timesheet, you can choose to reject it and send it back to the employee for   Find Out More
Q: How do I request Comp Time for Additional Hours Worked as an Unclassified Non-Exempt employee?     
A: Requesting Comp Time If you work additional hours in a week (over 40 hours work time*), you can choose to be paid the   Find Out More
Q: How do I request comp time?     
A: If you earn overtime in a week, you can choose to be paid the overtime at time and one half your regular rate or   Find Out More
Q: How do I request Oregon Sick Leave using the time off request in EmpCenter?     
A: EmpCenter allows time off requests to be made up to 365 days from the current date.  The system will show your   Find Out More

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