• Workday is a comprehensive, cloud-based enterprise software system that integrates various functions such as human resources, finance, and planning into a single system. Workday facilitates streamlined operations, enhancing the efficiency of our daily work.

    The Workday platform serves as a unified system for tasks including time tracking, recruiting, expense reporting, and more. It is designed to be user-friendly and accessible, promoting a seamless work experience.

  • Workday’s Human Capital Management, Finance, and Payroll will go-live in July 2024.
  • Workday offers configurable options that allows USM to adapt the system to their unique business processes and requirements.
  • Workday will introduce a new vocabulary, replacing a number of our existing terms. For your convenience, a comprehensive crosswalk Glossary will be provided when training is deployed. For more details, please refer to Commonly Used Terms.
  • Workday infrastructure, policies, and procedures ensure your data is secure and protected. Security threats and risks are mitigated through strong internal controls and a comprehensive security program. Workday regularly passes rigorous third-party compliance audits.
  • Workday has a built-in approval process for various tasks. Depending on the nature of the task, your request is sent to your manager or the relevant department for approval.
  • You will receive notifications in Workday when an action is required. These notifications will appear in your Workday My Tasks.
  • Data in Workday is updated in real-time. Once a transaction is completed, it is immediately reflected in the system.
  • As we get closer to go-live, training will be provided. Different methods of training will be available based on your role. Learn more about training on the Ready, Set, Learn page on this website.
  • Yes, Workday is a cloud-based platform, which means it is hosted and accessed via the internet, eliminating the need for on-premises infrastructure.
  • Workday is accessible through a web browser. 
  • The recommended browser is Google Chrome. Mozilla Firefox and Safari can also be used.