Paycheck and Pay Dates

Deposit Your Pay Directly into Your Bank Account

UC Berkeley has chosen electronic direct deposit as the preferred payment method for payroll delivery to employees. Your participation in this environmentally-friendly payment preference will help UC Berkeley meet several key objectives:

  • Provide safe and secure methods of payment to employees
  • Improve service delivery to employees and campus departments
  • Support "go green" sustainability efforts
  • Reduce expenses in tough economic times

You have the convenience of having your pay deposited to your preferred bank account. No more trips to the bank to deposit or cash your check!

Please follow these steps to enroll in Direct Deposit:

  1. Login to UCPath
  2. Navigate to Employee Actions on the left hand side of the webpage
  3. Select Income and Taxes
  4. Select Direct Deposit.

You can you can elect up to three (3) direct deposit accounts at different financial institutions. Important: only one change may be made to direct deposit information per 24 hour period. Please note that although your information will be saved in the system immediately, UCPath needs to verify your account with your banking institution before beginning direct deposit. Depending on the timing of your enrollment and pay cycle, you may receive a paper paycheck in the interim period while UCPath is verifying your account.