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Resources and Training

Resources for OATS Users, Reviewers, and Approvers

Annual Certification of Outside Professional Activities in OATS

Those subject to APM 025 will able to certify their Annual Category I and II activities beginning July 1.

The due date for annual certification is November 1.

How to Certify and Submit Your Annual Report

Faculty With No Outside Activities
Faculty with Category I Outside Activities
Faculty with Category II Outside Activities
Department Chairs
Deans and Full-time Faculty Administrator
Tips for Reporting Effort in OATS

How to Review and Sign Annual Reports

Department Managers and Divisional Coordinators - Review Annual Reports

Department Chairs and Deans - Review and Sign Annual Reports

How to Generate the Department, Division, and Dean Report

Department Managers and Divisional Coordinators - Generate Reports

UC OATS Instructions and Resources

The following resources are available on the UC OATS Resources website. They cover all current system functionality available in UC OATS. Some features of the application are not used at UCM. Please consult with the UCM Oats support team (ucm-oats@ucmerced.edu) for additional questions.

APM 025 Users
The following and additional training resources are available at the UC OATS General Campus Faculty webpage. These resources are relevant to faculty, deans, and full-time faculty administrators who are subject to APM 025:

APM 025 Reviewers
Department and divisional reviewers can access workspace overviews and training resources for reviewing forms and Annual Certification Reports at the UC OATS General Campus Reviewer (APM 025) webpage. 

APM 025 Approvers
Department, divisional and central campus approvers can access workspace overviews and training resources for reviewing forms and Annual Certification Reports at the UC OATS General Campus Approver (APM 025) webpage. 


Additional Resources 

OATS is equipped with helpful popup tutorial text and tool tips. Users are able to turn the tutorial text on and off.