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What you need to know about CalTime

Click on the links below to download a handy one-page overview:

I'm a non-exempt employee:

I'm a Supervisor

Timecard due dates

Non-exempt employees: Wednesday, Dec. 17
Supervisors of non-exempt employees: Thursday, Dec. 18, NOON
Timekeepers of non-exempt employees:  Thursday, Dec. 18, 5 pm
View the biweekly pay cycle calendar >>
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Exempt employees: Monday, January 5
Supervisors of exempt employees: Thursday, January 8
Timekeepers of exempt employees: Wednesday, January 14

CalTime sends email reminders of upcoming due dates to your preferred email address 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 computer and terminal users:

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Dec. 18-20: Special update

If you are a non-exempt employee, do not use CalTime between Dec. 18-20. Your time for this pay period should have been entered into CalTime in advance due to curtailment.

If you are working between Dec. 18-20 and did not previously notify your supervisor, please use a paper timecard and return it to your timekeeper as soon as possible.

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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

Thank you for using CalTime!