CalTime is Berkeley's timekeeping system

Whether you are an employee, supervisor, or timekeeper, explore our site to learn more about timekeeping with CalTime. Everyone is responsible for accurate timekeeping:

  • Employees report work and leave time on their timecards
  • Supervisors review and approve their employees’ timecards
  • Timekeepers sign off on their units’ timecards

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Timecard due dates

See Approval Dates For Biweekly Paid Non-exempt Employees: 

Non-Exempt employees approve and submit a time-sheet every other week and supervisors approve the timesheet immediately after the biweekly pay period has ended.

See Approval Dates For Monthly Paid Exempt Employees: 

Exempt employees approve and submit a time-sheet once per month and supervisors approve the timesheet typically on the 5th business day of the calendar month.

Note: Approval dates are subject to change during pay periods when a holiday occurs.

Subscribe to a bCal calendar with CalTime deadlines >>

CalTime sends email reminders of upcoming due dates to your preferred email address as listed in Blu. Use the Changing Your Preferred Email Address in Blu job aid to change your preferred email.

How to use CalTime

Videos for non-exempt employees that use a computer and terminal :

How to use CalTime