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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
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 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 Covid Tracking?     
A: The Covid Tracking pay code is used in conjuction with another leave pay code to track leave taken related to Covid-19   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

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