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Temporary Employment Services New Hire Information

Read important information for Temporary Employment Services (TES) New Hires.

Welcome to TES, a division of UC San Diego Human Resources. We are excited you are bringing your talent and skills to the TES team!

Please follow the steps below, in the indicated order, to gain access to UC San Diego resources and to be prepared for your initial assignment:

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Step 1: Activate your email account

Activate your e-mail account.

  • Enter username
  • Select "I would like to use personal information (employee ID, SSN, and birthday) to change my AD password."
  • Enter personal information in the format below (Do not include zeroes at the beginning of the UCSD Employee ID, e.g.; 000012345 should be entered as 12345)

AD Password Reset screenshot

 Once activated, you can check your e-mail through UCSD Web Access.

Step 2: Register for systems access

Register for access to campus systems through Single Sign-On (SSO).

Step 3: Log into the TES Online Pay System (TOPS)

Time sheets are available via TOPS, the TES Online Pay System (login required).

  • Log on with your entire email address as the Username and your Single Sign On password.
  • A tutorial video is available to assist you with navigating through TOPS; entering hours electronically, viewing current/ submitted time sheets and reporting leave time (earned vacation & sick): http://webtutorials.ucsd.edu/TES/employee/ (the tutorial does not work with Firefox).

Step 4: Use At Your Service Online (AYSO) to access earnings statements, enroll in direct deposit, view your benefits, and more

To regularly access AYSO, go to the At Your Service Online sign in page: https://atyourserviceonline.ucop.edu/ayso/

  • New Users: Click on “New to UC and don’t have a temporary password?” then select “Continue.” Enter your Social Security number as your temporary username (no dashes or spaces). Enter your birthdate as your temporary password (format: mmddyyyy). Click “Sign in.” You will be prompted to create a new username and password, as well as security questions, to create your account.
  • This account is separate from your UC San Diego Single Sign On (Step 2). Use the username and password you’ve created to sign in to AYSO in the future.

Step 5: Complete mandatory online training

All UC San Diego employees must complete mandatory training.

To access assigned mandatory online training:

  • Go to https://uclearning.ucsd.edu/
  • Log in with your Single Sign-On username and password
  • Click the To Do List / Assigned Training icon
  • Click the green Start button

For assistance with the UC Learning Center, please contact the LMS Support team at lms-support@ucsd.edu.  

Note: If you don't complete the mandatory online training in a timely manner may affect your eligibility to be considered for assignments.

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