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Employee Incentive Award Programs: 2016-2017

Read about employee incentive award programs and link to guidelines for eligibility and processing for 2016-2017.

Employee incentive awards recognize and reward excellence in university service. Incentive awards may be cash or noncash.

Taxable earnings: Cash awards of any amount and all cash-equivalent awards of $75 in value or greater are considered taxable earnings.

Payroll forms: See accounting guidelines and forms for requesting cash award checks and reporting the value of noncash awards for income tax purposes.

STAR Award Payment Authorization Forms can be submitted from July 20, 2016 through May 1, 2017 to ensure payment in the 2016/17 Fiscal Year.

For details about incentive awards, see the campuswide Incentive Awards Guidelines (PDF), and also consult with your vice chancellor office directly.

Note: No amendments/changes to our local STAR Plan can be made.

Vice Chancellor Area Coordinator
Academic Affairs Linda Thai Schlossman
Advancement Missie Jacobs
CFO Cathy Ledford
Chancellor Office Patty Arnett
UCSD Medical Center and Health Sciences* Courtney Morris
Marine Sciences Amber Fehling
Research Affairs Stacey McDermaid
Resource Management and Planning Mira Dover 
Student Affairs Stephanie Wong

Health Sciences employees are part of a separate STAR Award Program: STAR Award program for Health Sciences employees.

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Notice: The information on this page summarizes provisions of university policies and/or collective bargaining agreements. Refer to the Personnel Policies for Staff Members (PPSM) and local implementing procedures or applicable collective bargaining agreement for full text of referenced information.