Welcome to Payroll


UC Riverside (UCR) transitioned to UCPath effective January 1, 2018.  The UCPath Center is a Shared Services Center located in Riverside, California designed to process payroll, benefits and human resources transactions for the employees of the University of California. 

To contact UCPath, please log in to the UCPath portal and submit a question by clicking on the “Ask UCPath Center” button. You can also call 855-982-7284 (Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. PST) to speak with an associate.

General Assistance (UCRpayroll@ucr.edu)

Gabe Nwandu, Director (gabe.nwandu@ucr.edu)

  • UCPATH Subject Matter Expert (SME)

Grant Christensen, Supervisor (grant.christensen@ucr.edu)

  • General supervision
  • Federal and state taxes
  • Payroll Ledgers
  • Payroll classes
  • W2 and 1042S
  • PPS maintenance and modifications

Open Position, Benefits (Temporarily re-assigned below)

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Optical) - Sonia Kalogonis
  • Life, Disability and AD&D Insurance - Sonia Kalogonis
  • Tax Deferred - 403(b) & 457(b) - Sonia Kalogonis
  • Dependent Care - Flexible Spending Account - Sonia Kalogonis
  • Health - Flexible Spending Account - Sonia Kalogonis
  • Leave Processing - Sonia Kalogonis
  • Misc. Employee Deductions - Sonia Kalogonis
  • Wage Garnishments (Court, IRS, FTB, etc.) - Sonia Kalogonis
  • Union Dues - Elena Valdez
  • Deduction Corrections - Veronique Moser 

Elena Valdez, Academics (elena.valdez@ucr.edu)

  • Academic Payroll 
  • Non-Resident Alien Payroll 
  • Deceased payments 
  • Inter-campus transfers & payments (Academics) 
  • Honoraria to Non-Resident Aliens 
  • Miscellaneous monthly journals 
  • Reject Lists
  • Backup (Staff and Student Payroll)

Sonia Kalogonis, Staff - Career (sonia.kalogonis@ucr.edu)

  • Career Staff Payroll 
  • Inter-campus transfers & payments (staff)
  • Payroll system calendar
  • Reject lists
  • Monthly gross-to-net journals
  • Backup (Academic and Casual Staff Payroll) 

Veronique Moser, Staff - Limited & Students (veronique.moser@ucr.edu)  

  • Students & Limited Staff Payroll
  • Unclaimed checks & stop payments
  • Graduate remission programs 
  • Worker's compensation 
  • Unemployment Insurance 
  • Reject lists 
  • Back up to General Assistance Desk

More Information

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Accounting Office

Physical Address:
14350 Meridian Parkway, Riverside, CA 92518
Visitors to the IntelliCenter must be registered in advance

Mailing Address:
UC Riverside, Accounting Office-002
Riverside, CA 92521

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Sat-Sun (Closed)

Tel: (951) 827-3303
Fax: (951) 827-3314
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