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Conditions for Requesting Manual BFS Rush - Close to Net Payments

  • Pay calculated incorrectly or processing error resulted in no payment generated
  • May be identified prior to, or on or after payday
  • Require special approval and coordination with Central Payroll

Rush check requests for missed deadlines are exceptional and will be scrutinized for appropriateness.

Action RequiredTiming
Department MUST initiate action and enter time to OPTRS for current pay cycle

Send e-mail to payhelp@berkeley.edu indicating the reason for requesting the rush check. Be as specific as possible. E-mail subject should be: Special Check Request

2:30 PM deadline
Central Payroll reviews request for approval and responds to department 4:00 PM

Note: Requests received after 2:30 PM deadline are processed the next business day.