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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 request time off?     
A: EmpCenter will allow time off requests to be made up to 365 days from the current date.  The system will display   Find Out More
Q: How do I run employee reports?     
A: As a supervisor, you have access to additional reports to help you keep track of your employee’s time and leave. Note:   Find Out More
Q: How do I run reports?     
A: EmpCenter allows you to run reports for the current and past pay periods.  Reports include leave accrual   Find Out More
Q: How do I schedule an employee report?     
A: You can schedule reports you use frequently to be emailed to you or others on a daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly basis   Find Out More
Q: How do I schedule reports?     
A: You can schedule reports you use frequently to be emailed to you on a daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly basis.    Find Out More
Q: How do I set my printing preferences?     
A: You can print your timesheet from EmpCenter, however the default print setting is to print everything in the My Time   Find Out More
Q: How do I set up report favorites?     
A: You can create favorites for reports you access most often. After selecting View Reports from the Supervisor Dashboard   Find Out More
Q: How do I set up temporary employee schedules?     
A: Please note schedules are not required for any employee.  EmpCenter has a rudimentary scheduling component that   Find Out More
Q: How do I set up temporary group schedules for employees?     
A: Please note schedules are not required for any employee.  EmpCenter has a rudimentary scheduling component that   Find Out More
Q: How do I start up MyTime when I log into my computer     
A: We have created a simple script that you will need to download and run on your computer. To access this file please   Find Out More
Q: How do I submit my timesheet?     
A: At the end of the pay period you are responsible for verifying the information on your timesheet and submitting it to   Find Out More
Q: How do I switch between assignments (jobs) while on my timesheet?     
A: If you have more than one job, or assignment, you can easily switch between your assignments when you are viewing your   Find Out More
Q: How do I unapprove a timesheet?     
A: You may need to unapprove an employee's timesheet after approving it to allow the employee to make changes to the   Find Out More
Q: How do I update my email for EmpCenter notifications?     
A: EmpCenter uses your Banner Preferred Email for all notifications.  If you need to update your email address,   Find Out More
Q: How do I use multiple leave types or change hours on my time off request?     
A: If you need to use multiple leave types for a time off request – or make other changes to the request such as hours   Find Out More
Q: How do I view employee timesheet approval history?     
A: After accessing the Approve Timesheets page, you can review all actions taken on a timesheet for current and past pay   Find Out More
Q: How do I view my time off requests?     
A: You can view time off requests* at any time – whether they are approved, pending, cancelled, or rejected. After   Find Out More
Q: How do I view or revoke delegations?     
A: After you have delegated your employees to another supervisor, you can view your delegation and/or revoke the   Find Out More
Q: How do I view past assignments?     
A: If you have changed assignments (jobs), you will not see your timesheets from past assignments using the pay period   Find Out More
Q: How does the web clock work?     
A: Classified Hourly and Classified Salaried Non-exempt employees are expected to clock in and out for the work day.   Find Out More
Q: How far back will we be allowed to make timesheet corrections?     
A: You can only make changes to timesheets in the current, open pay period before payroll closes and processing the   Find Out More
Q: How is overtime calculated for weeks that cross over pay periods?     
A: EmpCenter is able to calculate overtime for weeks that cross over pay periods.  Since overtime is earned after   Find Out More
Q: How will I know if something is wrong with an employee's timesheet?     
A: If there are errors on the timesheet - such as a missing punch or not enough vacation hours - you'll see that listed   Find Out More
Q: I clocked in instead of out for the day. How do I fix my timesheet?     
A: If you clock in instead of out for the day (or out instead of in for the day and out at the end of the day), EmpCenter   Find Out More
Q: I clocked into the wrong job. How do I get the time I worked on the correct timesheet?     
A: If the job you clocked into is active: 1. Remove the time from the incorrect timesheet by "zeroing" out the clock. To   Find Out More

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