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SAP Tips for Supervisors

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by LAURIE RICHLOVSKY

The SAP Training room has been really busy this fall! Here are some suggestions for making sure that your new employees receive the SAP access they need as quickly as possible: Download the appropriate authorization request and user agreement forms from myOleMiss => Employee => SAP.  Complete the forms and send them to lsrichlo@olemiss.edu as […]

Quarterly SAP Patches

Posted on: March 8th, 2013 by LAURIE RICHLOVSKY

SAP frequently updates and improves its software.  The University of Mississippi uses a quarterly system to install these improvements on a regular schedule and we are rapidly approaching our first quarter patch.  Patches will be applied in QAS on March 19th.  This allows ten days to test and report issues before the patches are applied […]

1098-T and 1042-S Tax Documents

Posted on: January 11th, 2013 by Chris Provence

Every January, the University of Mississippi issues tax-related documents to students and employees so they can prepare their personal tax return.  W-2’s were discussed earlier in a November 2012 TECHNews article.  Two other forms issued are Form 1098-T and Form 1042-S.

Self-Help Feature: Reset Your SAP Password

Posted on: December 5th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

Forgot your SAP GUI password?   The Office of Information Technology is excited to announce the rollout of the SAP Password Reset application that allows SAP users to reset their own SAP GUI password for the SAP Production and SAP QAS (Quality Assurance) systems. You no longer have to contact the IT Helpdesk to reset your […]

Employee W-2′s Go Online

Posted on: November 26th, 2012 by Al Ling

Tax season.  Those two words can mean different things to different people.  For the UM Payroll Office, it means one thing…producing W-2 statements for employees. Each January, between 7,000 and 8,000 W-2 forms are generated, printed, and mailed to employees.    This process consumes a tremendous amount of paper in the form of special paper stock […]

Time Entry & Approval is Going Online

Posted on: October 15th, 2012 by Al Ling

With the launch of other self-service applications for employees in myOleMiss, an application for time entry and approval seems like a natural fit.  The Offices of Information Technology (IT) and Human Resources (HR) partnered to develop self-service applications for time entry and approval.  The design is based on the current paper time sheet, which will […]

Online UM Security Awareness Training

Posted on: September 11th, 2012 by Deetra Wiley

Since 2005, select University employees have been required to participate in security awareness training.  In the past, these required sessions have taken place in a classroom/lecture format.  As of September 17, 2012, the University has partnered with the SANS Institute to offer online security awareness training.  The online training modules are organized to train specific […]

SAP Tips and Reminders

Posted on: May 7th, 2012 by LAURIE RICHLOVSKY

There are currently 814 active users of the University’s Enterprise computer system, SAP. As the SAP Training Coordinator, I’ve probably spoken with or met every one of you!  Since we’re soon to experience some quiet time with the students off for the summer, I thought it would be a good time to share some tips […]