IMPORTANT – COVID-19 Timesheet Reporting Requirements

Good Afternoon,

We hope this message finds you well!

You are receiving this message as you have been identified as a Time Reporter, Timekeeper or Time Approver in Core-CT.  This message contains important information regarding the proper coding of timesheets related to the COVID-19 pandemic.  It is mandatory that timesheets be completed in accordance with these guidelines to ensure accurate financial reporting.

A ‘COVID-19 Time Reporting’ webpage has been created to inform employees and supervisors how to complete timesheets for pay period ending 3/26/20.  The page provides applicable scenarios, along with examples of how timesheet entry should be completed for those scenarios requiring an Override Reason Code.  Please note that Override Reason Codes are used for reporting purposes, and are critical to meeting our operational and business needs during this unprecedented event.  It is imperative that timesheets reflect appropriate Override Reason Codes.  Please review guidance at before completing and approving employee timesheets.

In accordance with standard biweekly deadlines, all employees who are required to submit a timesheet must do so no later than the close of business on Friday, March 27th for the pay cycle running March 13th through March 26th.  For questions regarding the coding of timesheets, you may contact the appropriate Payroll staff member(s) at  Any questions regarding the reason for an employee’s absence as it relates to COVID-19 should be emailed to

Thank you for your patience and flexibility as we continue to work through the evolving time reporting requirements related to COVID-19.

Jennifer Person
Director, Payroll Department
University of Connecticut
343 Mansfield Rd., Unit 1111
Storrs, CT  06269-1111

P:  860-486-0962, or 860-486-2423
F:  860-486-4296


From: Time_Approvers-L <TIME_APPROVERS-L@LISTSERV.UCONN.EDU> On Behalf Of Payroll – Time Administrator
Sent: Thursday, March 26, 2020 3:21 PM
Subject: IMPORTANT – COVID-19 Timesheet Reporting Requirements
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