AM/FS Smartphone program guidelines

The AM/FS Smartphone program guidelines are being distributed with the devices being issued as part of our Maximo implementation.  Please read them carefully - they include details about security measures, what users can and cannot change, expectations, and other information about the smartphones.

If you have any questions or concerns about these guidelines, REIT, RE-HR,and Greg Falkner are your resources.

Software Free for Staff

Did you know that Cal faculty and staff have a variety of collaboration, communication, and cloud-based collaboration services available at no cost? Through your bConnected account, you can access cloud-based services such as Google Apps, Box, Adobe, and Microsoft products, as well as security related software. Visit Software Central for specific eligibility requirements and download instructions, and Collaboration Services for cloud-based options.

Not sure an email is legit? Tips on how to tell!

Cal/OSHA Annual Summary

Each year, we are required by law to post our Cal/OSHA Annual Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses. Below, you'll find the annual summary for 2016:

 OSHA Annual Summary (2016)

For further details, please see the memo at the link below.  If you have additional questions, please contact Mike Imazumi in Disability Management Services by phone (642-8768) or email (

 OSHA Memo (2016)

    The employee portal designed to be your one-stop resource for personalized access to information, services and online resources.
  • UCOP At Your Service / UCNet
    Information, tools and resources offered to UC employees and retirees via the web.

  • CalTime
    Access your time card here. CalNet login required. 
  • Real Estate IT
    The Information Technology unit provides systems, applications, and infrastructure support for units within VCRE. For IT support and equipment orders, see contact list.
  • Report a safety concern
    Anonymously report a safety concern. No tracking of your information will take place. Other safety resources are available via a the link VCRE Employee Safety Resources on this page.
  • Staff Recognition
    The VCRE peer recognition program has been suspended indefinitely due to budget constraints.
  • Car Share Programs for UC Berkeley Employees
  • Wisdom Cafe
    Where Berkeley staff learn and share professional and career development ideas, stories, tips, and resources.

Academic Calendar
Spring Semester 2017

Academic and Administrative Holiday
Monday January 16

First Day of Instruction
Tuesday January 17

Academic and Administrative Holiday
Monday February 20

Spring Break
Monday, March 27 – Friday, March 31

Academic and Administrative Holiday
Friday March 31

Reading/Review/Recitation Week
Monday, May 1 - Friday, May 5

Final Examinations
Monday, May 8 – Friday, May 12

Saturday, May 13, 2017


In support of our efforts to continue to grow a stronger and more accountable work force, Real Estate launched a Management and Supervisory Development Program (MSDP). Maria Fong-Pedro is leading this program in collaboration with Paul Carroll and Liz Elliott from the campus Office of Learning+Organizational Development. Participants include managers and supervisors from all departments in the RE division.

Please click here for a document with more details about the program's objectives, content, timeline, and cohort assignments.

When you are away from office, who will approve your employees’ timesheets? Please submit the name of your delegate to Maria Fong-Pedro.

Our HR staff have received a number of inquiries regarding vacation and sick leave balances shown in CalTime. Below are links to information about factor leave accrual that should provide more information and answer questions you have about leave balances and accruals.

If you believe that your leave balances are incorrect, please send an inquiry to

Workers' Compensation Claim Reporting is now online. For more information please click here.  To submit a report, go to 

2016 Performance Review Process Resources can be found by clicking here.