Recent Announcements to the BFS/BAIRS Listserve

Date Announcement
06/01/2017 May 2017 Payroll Data Available
05/30/2017 ACTION REQUIRED: July 1- New Process for Contracts & Grants Budget Upload
05/25/2017 Fiscal Close Information for FY2016-17
05/10/2017 April 2017 Month Close
05/10/2017 Workarounds for Saving Customized BAIRS Queries
05/04/2017 Planned Outage - BFS and Bearbuy: Friday, May 12, 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.
05/02/2017 April 2017 Payroll Data Available
04/28/2017 Reminder: BFS will not be available this Sunday, April 30th
04/26/2017 BFS will not be available this Sunday, April 30th
04/11/2017 March 2017 Month Close
04/07/2016 BAIRS not available Sunday 4/9 from 6-9 p.m.
04/06/2017 March 2017 Payroll Data Available
04/04/2017 BAIRS Payroll Reports Available
04/03/2017 Payroll Data Problem
03/30/2017 BAIRS Financial, PI Portfolio, and Student Finance data not refreshed today
03/23/2017 BAIRS Financial, PI Portfolio, and Student Finance data not refreshed today
03/15/2017 Connexxus/DirectBill ID Access Restored
03/14/2017 Update: Connexxus/DirectBill ID Technical Issues
03/13/2017 Connexxus/DirectBill ID Technical Issues
03/11/2017 February 2017 Month Close
03/08/2017 February 2017 Payroll Data Available
02/27/2017 BAIRS not available tonight, Monday, February 27, 2017 from 9:00 p.m. to midnight
02/10/2017 Reminder: BFS not available Sunday 2/12 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
02/10/2017 BAIRS Gift and Endowment Funds Only Report View - just launched!
02/10/2017 January 2017 Month Close
02/09/2017 BFS not available Sunday 2/12 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
02/06/2017 January 2017 Payroll Data Available
02/04/2017 BAIRS Financial, PI Portfolio, and Student Finance data not refreshed today
01/30/2017 BFS January - May 2017 General Ledger Month-End Close Schedule
01/28/2017 BAIRS Financial, PI Portfolio, and Student Finance data not refreshed today
01/27/2017 Reminder: BFS not available Sunday 1/29 from 7 a.m. to noon
01/26/2017 BFS not available Sunday 1/29 from 7 a.m. to noon
01/18/2017 December 2016 Month Close
01/09/2017 December 2016 Payroll Data Available
12/22/2016 BFS General Ledger December 2016 Department Deadline Extended
12/20/2016 University and 3rd Party Cost Share CF1 automatically generated for new awards
12/19/2016 Sales and Use Tax Rate Decreases January 1, 2017
12/16/2016 Imagine (ImageNow/WebNow) Upgrade
12/15/2016 Curtailment Period: bluCard, Event Planner Card, and Travel Study Card Clearing Dates
12/12/2016 November 2016 Month Close
12/06/2016 BAIRS Financial, PI Portfolio, and Student Finance data not refreshed today
12/02/2016 3 BAIRS Reports Now Exclude 34200-34211 Accounts for C&G Funds
12/02/2016 Controller's Office - Winter Curtailment 2016
12/01/2016 November 2016 Payroll Data Available
11/30/2016 BAIRS Permanent Budget Reports Issue Fixed
11/10/2016 BAIRS and Cal Answers down for maintenance on Sunday, Nov. 13
11/10/2016 October 2016 Month Close
11/01/2016 Fall 2016 Remissions Posting Delay: Action may be required
11/01/2016 October 2016 Payroll Data Available
10/27/2016 FedEx.com Account Login Issue Resolved
10/25/2016 FedEx.com Account Login Unavailable
10/22/2016 BAIRS & PI Portfolio Financial data not refreshed today
10/22/2016 BFS Unavailable this Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 6:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
10/20/2016 BAIRS and Cal Answers down for maintenance tonight, Thursday, Oct. 20
10/13/2016 BAIRS Permanent Budget Reports Issue
10/13/2016 Posting of September Fee Remissions Delayed
10/12/2016 September 2016 Month Close
10/10/2016 Technical issue with Entertainment portion of Travel & Entertainment System
10/03/2016 September 2016 Payroll Data Available
09/17/2016 BAIRS Financial, PI Portfolio and Student Finance data refresh delay this morning
09/16/2016 Sales/Use Tax Link Restored to the BFS Procurement Card Transactions Page
09/14/2016 August 2016 Month Close
09/13/2016 Transactions will remain on BFS Procurement Card Transactions page until Sales/Use Tax link is restored
09/13/2016 August 2016 Month Close Delay
09/12/2016 Sales/Use Tax link missing on the BFS Reconcile Statement Transactions page
09/11/2016 Please Clear Your Cache
09/09/2016 Reminder - BFS Not Available this Weekend, September 10-11
09/07/2016 Please delete your browser cache when logging in to BFS today
09/06/2016 August 2016 Payroll Data Available
09/02/2016 BFS Not Available September 10 & 11
08/29/2016 BAIRS intermittent "access denied" issue
08/27/2016 BAIRS, CalRptg & Cal Answers data not refreshed today
08/23/2016 Resolved: BAIRS Permanent Budget Reports Issue: FY16-17 Beginning Balances (Period 0)
08/18/2016 Please delete your browser cache when logging in to BFS today
08/17/2016 BAIRS Permanent Budget Reports Issue: FY16-17 Beginning Balances (Period 0)
08/16/2016 July 2016 Month Close
08/15/2016 July 2016 Payroll Data Available
08/12/2016 BAIRS Unavailable this Saturday, 8:00 p.m. to Sunday, 1:00 p.m.
08/12/2016 BFS and BLU Unavailable this Sunday, August 14, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
08/12/2016 June/Fiscal Year 2016 Close
08/12/2016 BAIRS August Data
08/05/2016 BFS General Ledger July 2016 Department Deadline Extended
07/29/2016 BFS Unavailable this Sunday, July 31, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
07/26/2016 2017 Fiscal Year Payroll Assessment Rates
07/22/2016 Remote Access to BFS, HCM, and BLU must be through VPN (Virtual Private Network)
07/01/2016 June 2016 Payroll Data Available
06/30/2016 Reminder - Inactivation of BFS general ledger accounts - Effective July 1, 2016
06/16/2016 Important: Update to Year End Deficit Clearing Process for Contracts and Grants
06/14/2016 BluCard & EPC Reconciliation and Approval Process Reminder - 15-Calendar-Day Staging Period
06/10/2016 May 2016 Month Close
06/08/2016 Contracts and Grants (C&G) Deficit Clearing Waiver Form
06/07/2016 Fiscal Close Deadline for bluCard, EPC and TSC
06/06/2016 BAIRS & Cal Answers Financial Data Not Refreshed Today
06/01/2016 May 2016 Payroll Data Available
05/23/2016 BFS Reminder - Please Clear Your Cache
05/20/2016 BFS Unavailable this Sunday, May 22, 7:00 to 10:30 a.m.
05/17/2016 New Payroll Suspense Functionality Available in BFS
05/11/2016 April 2016 Month Close
05/09/2016 Fiscal Close Information for FY2015-16
05/02/2016 April 2016 Payroll Data Available
04/28/2016 Inactivation of Miscellaneous Expense Accounts
04/13/2016 Financial Journal Budget Checking Issue Resolved
04/13/2016 Financial Journal Budget Checking Issue
04/12/2016 March 2016 Month Close
04/05/2015 March 2016 Payroll Data Available
03/30/2016 New Notifications of CGA Award Setup and Budget Approval
03/10/2016 February 2016 Month Close
03/04/2016 February 2016 Payroll Data Available
02/25/2016 BAIRS Report Enhancement to GL Customer Reports to Reflect Payroll Suspense Details...
02/17/2016 January Beginning Balance Reporting Issue related to Late BFS December Close
02/12/2016 January 2016 Month Close
02/08/2016 bluCard Annual Program Review- Action Required By February 16
02/05/2016 BFS General Ledger January 2016 Department Deadline Extended
02/05/2016 January 2016 Payroll Data Available
01/27/2016 Action Required: Contracts and Grants Accounting Award Closeout Process
01/27/2016 New Ticketing System (ServiceNow) for BAIRS, CalPlanning, Cal Answers, and BFS Help Desk
01/21/2016 December 2015 Month Close
01/11/2016 BFS General Ledger December 2015 Deadlines Extended Again
01/11/2016 BFS – Please Clear Your Cache
01/08/2016 Revised bluCard Reconciliation Deadline
01/07/2016 December 2015 Payroll Data Available
01/05/2016 BAIRS is Now Available
01/05/2016 CalPlanning is Now Available
01/05/2016 Status of Cal Answers
01/05/2016 Reminder: CSS/CGA Joint Presentation on Award Closeout Process 1/6 from 10:00-Noon
01/05/2016 Status of BAIRS, CalPlanning & Cal Answers
01/04/2016 Changes to Mileage and Daily Travel Meals and Incidental Expense (M&IE) Rates
01/04/2016 Increases in Per-Person Entertainment Meal Rates
01/04/2016 BFS General Ledger December 2015 Deadlines Extended
12/15/2015 CSS/CGA Joint Presentation on Award Closeout Process 12/16 from 10:00-Noon
12/10/2015 November 2015 Month Close
12/04/2015 Curtailment Period: bluCard, Event Planner Card, and Travel Study Card Clear Dates
12/04/2015 Controller's Office - Winter Curtailment 2015
12/01/2015 New PPS Suspense Approval Functionality Available in BFS
12/01/2015 November 2015 Payroll Data Available
11/13/2015 Final Update - October Composite Fringe Benefit Data
11/12/2015 Update - October Composite Fringe Benefit Data
11/12/2015 October Composite Fringe Benefit Data
11/12/2015 October 2015 Month Close
11/04/2015 New - C&G Award Expiration Reminder Notifications
11/02/2015 October 2015 Payroll Data Available
10/23/2015 BAIRS and Cal Answers Planned Outages this Weekend
10/12/2015 September 2015 Month Close
10/05/2015 September 2015 Payroll Data Available
09/29/2015 Contracts & Grants (C&G) Funds Balance Issue
09/25/2015 Journals posted to July and August after Month Close
09/24/2015 Update: BAIRS Financial Reports Not Returning Full Data
09/24/2015 BAIRS Financial Reports Not Returning Full Data
09/23/2015 BAIRS Financial Data Load is Complete
09/23/2015 Please Refrain from Running BAIRS Reports Until Further Notice
09/21/2015 BAIRS Issue Resolved
09/18/2015 Issues with using BFS in Internet Explorer (IE)
09/17/2015 Problem with SPO Award Feed to BFS
09/15/2015 BFS Access Issue Resolved, Working on BFS IE Issue
09/15/2015 BFS Access Issue
09/14/2015 August GAEL Journal will Post in September Accounting Period
09/14/2015 BFS – Please Clear Your Cache
09/11/2015 Reminder - BFS Not Available this Weekend, September 12-13
09/11/2015 August 2015 Month Close
09/09/2015 BAIRS & Cal Answers Financial Data Not Refreshed Today
09/08/2015 BFS Not Available this Weekend, September 12-13
09/04/2015 August 2015 Payroll Data Available
08/28/2015 Use COA Inactivation Report before Inactivating Chartfield Values
08/21/2015 blu Portal Unavailable Sunday, August 23, between 6 AM and 10 AM
08/17/2015 September 1 Change in Browser Options for viewing WebNow Attachments
08/13/2015 July 2015 Month Close
08/11/2015 June/Fiscal Year 2015 Close
08/11/2015 July 2015 Payroll Data Available
08/07/2015 Reminder: blu Portal / BFS Unavailable Sunday, August 9, between 7 am and 11 am
08/03/2015 2016 Fiscal Year Payroll Assessment Rates
07/21/2015 Payroll Data Available
07/17/2015 blu Portal Unavailable Sunday, July 19, between 6 am and Noon
07/14/2015 T&E System Restored
07/14/2015 T&E System Technical Issues
07/10/2015 Central Allocation Processing for June is Complete
07/10/2015 Department Fiscal Close Deadline Extended One Day
07/10/2015 June Benefit and Month End Allocations Delay
07/09/2015 June 2015 Payroll Data Available
06/29/2015 New C&G Budget Submission process for RAs now LIVE in BFS
06/24/2015 New Budget Submission Process in BFS for RA
06/23/2015 Announcing CA Partial Sales Tax Exemption Process
06/19/2015 Research Administrators: New C&G Budget Submission Process in BFS
06/16/2015 Fiscal Close Deadline for bluCard, EPC and TSC
06/11/2015 May 2015 Month Close
06/10/2015 May Month Close – Data will be available Thursday, June 11
06/05/2015 Updated BAIRS Contracts and Grants (C&G) Deficit Clearing Report
06/03/2015 May 2015 Payroll Data Available
06/01/2015 BAIRS 11 Transition Complete! | BAIRS 9 is Now Retired
05/29/2015 Reminder: BFS unavailable Sunday, May 31, until noon
05/26/2015 BFS unavailable Sunday, May 31, until noon
05/26/2015 Final Reminder: BAIRS 9 retires this Sunday, May 31, at 11:00 P.M.
05/20/2015 BAIRS 11 “Error” Message Update
05/12/2015 April 2015 Month Close
05/08/2015 Fiscal Close Information for FY2014-15
05/05/2015 April 2015 Payroll Data Available
05/01/2015 BAIRS Not Available Monday, May 4, until 8:30 AM
04/27/2015 Reminder: Install Citrix Now | Transition to BAIRS 11 (BAIRS 9 to be retired in May 2015)
04/22/2015 New PPS Suspense Correction Functionality now LIVE in BFS
04/21/2015 Citrix Unavailable this Sunday, 04/26/15, 9am to 12pm
04/17/2015 Overview of New PPS Suspense Correction Functionality in BFS
04/14/2015 New GL Detail BAIRS Report
04/13/2015 "EMV Chip" Cards Coming to Card Programs
04/10/2015 BFS Unavailable this Sunday, 04/12/15, 7 am - 8 am
04/10/2015 March 2015 Month Close
04/07/2015 March 2015 Payroll Data Available
03/31/2015 Applications Outage Update: BFS is back up
03/31/2015 Campus-Wide Applications Outage
03/24/2015 Correction to Signs in Amount Column of Payroll in Suspense Worksheet
03/24/2015 February 2015 Payroll in Suspense – Action Requested
03/16/2016 Update: T&E Connexxus Portal Access Restored
03/13/2015 blu Portal Unavailable Sunday, March 15, between 8 am and 10 am
03/11/2015 February 2015 Month Close
03/10/2015 Update: Connexxus Portal Remains Unavailable For Some Users
03/09/2015 February 2015 Payroll Data Available
03/09/2015 Connexxus Portal Currently Unavailable
03/04/2015 BAIRS Leave Reports Temporarily Unavailable
03/04/2015 BAIRS 9 Server is Back Up
03/04/2015 One BAIRS 9 Server is Down
03/02/2015 Online PC Chartfield Edits in BFS Now LIVE – Please Clear Your Cache
02/25/2015 New On-line PC Chartfield Edits in BFS Coming on March 2
02/19/2015 Reminder: BFS Not Available Sunday, February 22, until noon
02/19/2015 January 2015 Payroll in Suspense – Action Requested
02/19/2015 BAIRS 11 is now LIVE! (transition through May 2015)
02/17/2015 BFS Not Available Sunday, February 22, Until Noon
02/13/2015 New Wire Transfer Form and Instructions
02/13/2015 BAIRS 11 will be available February 19 (transition through May 2015)
02/11/2015 January 2015 Month Close
02/06/2015 January 2015 Payroll Data Available
01/22/2015 BFS – Please Clear Your Browser Cache
01/15/2015 Issue Resolved – Please Clear Your Cache
01/14/2015 BFS Issue
01/13/2015 December 2014 Month Close
01/07/2015 BAIRS Financial Reports Data Refresh Complete
01/07/2015 BAIRS Financial Report Delay
01/06/2015 Post Award Administrator Reconciliation
01/06/2015 December 2014 Payroll Data Available
01/06/2015 Combo Edit Error Issue for C&G Funds Resolved
01/05/2015 Changes to Mileage Reimbursement Rates

See the Archive for older announcements.