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Q: How do I cancel an employee time off request?     
A: Once a time off request has been submitted no changes can be made to the request.  If changes (dates, times, leave   Find Out More
Q: How do I change my meal time?     
A: EmpCenter will automatically add an hour meal for classified employees only on any day with 6 or more work hours (   Find Out More
Q: How do I change or remove a permanent schedule template?     
A: Once you have assigned a permanent schedule template to your employee, they remain on the schedule until you change or   Find Out More
Q: How do I change the pay period?     
A: The timesheet will default to the current open pay period; once you have submitted your timesheet or your supervisor   Find Out More
Q: How do I change the work date?     
A: If you entered time on the wrong day, you can easily change the work date.  Click on the down arrow next to the   Find Out More
Q: How do I check my leave balance?     
A: For all employees, you can view the number of hours you have available in all time off banks you are eligible for on   Find Out More
Q: How do I clock in if I have more than one job or assignment?     
A: If you have only one job, or “assignment”, you will be directed to the Web Clock without any extra steps.  If you   Find Out More
Q: How do I configure the Exceptions box on the Supervisor/Business Center Dashboard?     
A: The Exceptions box is a new feature of EmpCenter 16.2 and displays on the supervisor and business center dashboard.   Find Out More
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 create a time off request for my employee?     
A: 1. From the supervisor dashboard, click on Review Time Off Requests: 2. On the Time Off Review Summary page, click   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 Closure Leave?     
A: If the university is closed or has a delayed opening, classified employees can use Closure Leave for the work time   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 My   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

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