by Buzz Merrick
Many of you know that the CITS Enterprise Training Group has been busy delivering training for eUMB, SIMS and other enterprise applications. Did you know that documentation supporting those applications is available at the click of a mouse? The ASC Help Desk has a web page that lists documentation available for GroupWise, MS Outlook, Word and Excel at: http://www.umaryland.edu/helpdesk/help/docs/client_docs.html
Some of it is homegrown (written by us), some provided by software publishers.
The UMB published documents are:
Merge Madness for Word 97 XP
Excel: Basics & Beyond
Pivot Tables Made Easy Guide
Introduction to Outlook
Other publications available are:
MS Outlook Documentation – XP version
MS Outlook Documentation – previous
versions (2000, 98, 97)
GroupWise 6.0 User Manual
GroupWise 5.0 User Manual
For eUMB end-user documentation, point and click to open the Tips & Tricks web page of the eUMB website:
Here you will find the following UMB-published materials:
Running Reports in eUMB
Entering Exception Time
Setting Up Forgot My Password
Clearing Cache in Internet Explorer
Generic Calendar - Calendar of Payroll
Processing Tasks for eUMB
Departmental Payroll Processing Procedure
Pivot Tables Made Easy
Entering/Adjusting Personal Leave
New eUMB Time Reporting Codes
eUMB Queries Reference Guide
eUMB Leave: Basics & Beyond
Using Excel Effectively
Also available are answers to many of your questions. These are available on the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page of the eUMB website: http://www.umaryland.edu/eUMB/support/faq.html
Here are some sample FAQ’s that you will find there:
How do I add change or delete an eUMB user?
Where do I go for eUMB forms?
Who do I contact for...?
What kind of training do I need?
When is the next eUMB training class?
When is the system available for use?
What do I do if I do not see all my employees on
the CA_EFP_BY_ACCT_CODE query?
Is there a report with annual salary per employee
How do I delete a line in Weekly Elapsed Time?
SIMS User Guides and “Tips and Tricks” are available at: http://www.umaryland.edu/sims/guides.html
Looking for the latest, greatest Payroll Reps Calendar? You will find the link to it at:
Here you will find a wealth of information on Payroll Forms, a list of campus Payroll Reps, the Payroll Calendar, and Payroll certification procedures.
Looking for Human Resource Services forms? Go to: http://www.umaryland.edu/hr/main/hrforms.htm
Here you will find forms related to eUMB processing, benefits related forms (change of address, tuition remission, etc.), Campus Directory information and on-line forms.
Of course, if you need information and don’t know where to find it, simply call the ASC Help Desk at 6-HELP (706-4357). They will be glad to assist you!