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Blink

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About Blink

Learn about Blink, an online source of information, training and tools for UC San Diego faculty and staff.

Blink is organized by topic

Blink is organized into 7 general categories:

  • Budget & Finance: Information about budgeting, accounting, payroll, procure-to-pay, financial analysis, gift processing, purchasing, logistics, and travel
  • Facilities & Services: Information about grounds and maintenance, vehicle services, imprints, and real estate
  • Faculty & Instruction: Resources for faculty, instructors, advisors and others who support instruction and matriculation
  • Human Resources: Information about benefits, learning and development, supervision and management, employee services, labor relations, and disabilitity counseling and consulting
  • IT Services: Information supporting business systems, messaging and collaboration, information security, campus infrastructure, educational technology and researcher needs.
  • Research: Support for all aspects of the research lifecycle
  • Safety: Information about Environment, Health & Safety and Police Services 

Blink is a team effort

Blink is a project of Information Technology Services but is maintained by subject-matter experts from departments throughout campus. Workplace Technology Services (WTS) coordinates training and updates and maintains the Blink home page.

If your department is not represented in Blink but would like to be, contact us.

Contact Workplace Technology Services to add content to Blink.

You can promote your UC San Diego events, announcements and news stories on the Blink home page.

Blink is designed to be...

  • Accurate: Information is accurate and up to date
  • Clear: Content is easy to read and understand
  • Responsive: The site is designed to display correctly on all devices
  • User-friendly: Organization is based on the needs of site users rather than those of the content providers
  • Accessible: The site is navigable by users with disabilities

Blink aims to avoid legalese. Pages may link to policies, procedure documents, notices and other official documents, but these will not reside within Blink.

Help us continually improve Blink by providing feedback.

Contact Workplace Technology Services for more information.

Note: this page has a friendly link that’s easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/aboutblink