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COVID Operations and Fall Hiring

September 08, 2020
Due to COVID-19 guidelines, the SSO has been conducting remote video onboarding, (including verification of I-9 documents) since March 18, 2020. 

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) requires original I-9 documents and in-person verification.  In light of COVID-19 physical distancing requirements, DHS granted an exception that allows employers to verify I-9s remotely, with the stipulation that documents be verified in person at a future date. The current DHS exception is valid through November 19, 2020.

ID Badge Process

September 08, 2020
The SSO is continuing to process employee ID cards and retiree cards remotely. At this time there is no in-person processing or walk-in service. 

To request an ID please send an email to employeeID@ucdavis.edu.  Please include ALL of the following information with your request: 

DV and Purchasing Reminders

September 08, 2020
Below you can find reminders for commonly used forms and guidelines related to DV and purchasing work done through the SSO. DV and Purchasing Related Reminders Forms/Guidelines Description Memberships  For Memberships, we require back-up documentation showing the amount they also require either a Dean, Department Chair or a Vice Chancellor’s approval. Refunds For refunds that we process for our clients, we are required to provide proof of original payment to the University. Utility For Utility payments, we are required to attach

SSO Funding Updates

September 08, 2020
Effective September 1, 2020, departments will no longer need to update funding for the actions listed below. 

Currently, the SSO only enters funding information for brand new positions. We are pleased to announce that we will  also be adding/updating funding in relation to the following actions:

Unapproved Survey Circulating on Flu Vaccinations

August 25, 2020
A non-approved survey is circulating at several UC campuses

The survey was distributed on Aug. 25 under the subject, “Share your opinion on the UC Flu Vaccine requirement.”

This is not a UC-sanctioned survey and as UC Davis explores further actions, HR encourages all employees to: