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Whether you are a new employee or have been granted new responsibilities, we want to welcome you! We know that so much information is coming at you and that you are (or will be soon) handling many things, which makes it easy to lose touch with what’s going on. Don’t worry though, here are four tips to help you stay current with the news and resources that expand your knowledge of key financial activities!

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Active Directory

Business Systems
Active Directory (AD) provides access to many of the protected online spaces at UC San Diego. AD grants you secure access to spaces like the Virtual Private Network (VPN), financial systems like Oracle, Concur and more. Business Systems is used to access business tools such as the link family, an integrated Web-based environment that provides access to sites like that provide administrative information for faculty, staff, students and some affiliates.

Single Sign-On

Oracle and Concur Role Request

Single Sign-On (SSO)
is a web authentication system that allows you to log in with your Active Directory, Business Systems, or Student SSO account in one application.

The Oracle and Concur Role Request grants people the level of access necessary to perform their work within Oracle & Concur.

Get Oriented to the Resources & Training

Find Answers to Finance-Related Questions

The Support Framework is a multi-tiered guide designed to help the Budget & Finance community, including faculty or staff with financial responsibilities, identify which resources to use when a Finance-related question arises. 

Self Service Resources Available To You:
  • Crowdsource Answers from Your Colleagues
    • The Budget & Finance CoP is a learning network dedicated to bringing the UC San Diego financial community together to share and crowdsource knowledge related to specific budget & finance related topics. Participants come together to learn from and share practices and ideas to ensure departments’ success in managing the university’s fiscal responsibilities. Membership is open, and you are invited to participate in any areas of interest. We invite you to join in one of two ways:
  • Watch Video Guides and Office Hours in our YouTube Channel
    • The UC San Diego Budget & Finance YouTube Channel supports the campus community's success in managing their fiscal responsibilities. Videos and recorded office hours include guidance on UC San Diego’s Oracle Financials Cloud (OFC), Concur, and Oracle Planning and Budgeting related processes and procedures. Search for UC San Diego Budget & Finance on YouTube or click on the link here. Be sure to subscribe!


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Build your Fundamental Knowledge with Budget & Finance Training Courses

Visit Budget & Finance Training to view training courses that provide you with a better understanding of the financial information system functionality and the related processes and procedures to take full advantage of the system.


Register for an Instructor-Led Training + Attend Office Hours

Visit the Event Calendar for a consolidated view of Office Hours, Instructor-Led Training sessions, and Hot Topics. Be sure to try out the different calendar views in the upper right corner! 

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Subscribe to the Budget & Finance Weekly Digest

Each Tuesday, the Weekly Digest provides important updates related to Budget & Finance, including Oracle Financials Cloud and Concur Travel & Expense. Our goal is to deliver timely information that matters to you. Subscribe to the newsletter today!