Q1 - With whom should I make a hiring appointment?
A1 – Coordinate with your P.I. or supervisor. He or she will contact RES. RES will contact you about next steps. Feel free to contact RES payroll if you have specific questions about your appointment, such as those pertaining to eligibility or pay rates: email@example.com
Q2 - What forms do I need?
Q3 - What do I need to bring to my appointment when I get hired as a GSR?
A3- You will need the following:
1) One piece of ID such as U.S. Passport -OR- two pieces of ID such as Driver's License and Social Security Card. Other acceptable documents can be found at http://www.formi9.com/i-9.pdf (last page).
If you are not a U.S. citizen, please bring the appropriate document(s) below:
Permanent Resident -- Resident Alien Card/Green Card.
F-1 Visa -- Unexpired Foreign Passport with I-94 and SEVIS I-20.
J-1 Visa -- Unexpired Foreign Passport with I-94, DS 2019 (formerly IAP66), and Work Authorization from SISS or from J sponsor as indicated on DS 2019.
2) Voided Check for direct deposit (recommended).
Q4 - What’s the maximum percent of time that I can work?
A4 – During Spring and Fall Semesters you can work up to 50% time, while in the Summer Session and Winter Break you are allowed to work up to 100% time.
Q5 - Can I have multiple appointments?
A5 – You may have multiple appointments with different departments as long as you don’t go over 50% during the Spring and Fall Semesters and 100% during the Summer Session and Winter Break.
Q6 - When do Fee Remissions apply?
A6 – Fee Remissions for GSRs only apply during the Spring and Fall Semesters, with appointments totaling 25% or more for the full semester. Fee Remissions DO NOT apply during the Summer Session or Winter Break.
Q7 - Where can I pick-up my pay statement?
Q8 - How do I acquire my paycheck?
A8 –Paper checks are available at 206 Stanley from Lisa Torres after 11a.m. on the check dates. You will be emailed of when they will be ready for pickup. Her available hours are from 8:30 to 11:30 am, and 1:30 to 4pm Monday through Friday. Direct Deposit sometimes takes one full month to become active. This means that you may need to pick up your first paycheck at the indicated location. It is suggested that you contact your bank on payday to verify if a direct deposit has been made for you or not.
Q9 - When can I expect my first paycheck?
A9 – Usually GSRs can expect to receive their first paycheck two weeks after signing up with IBER. The normal pay day is the first of every month.
Q10 - What should I claim on my W-4?
A10 –All new employees will default to withholding Single 0. To update your tax withholdings, you must log into https://atyourserviceonline.ucop.edu/ayso/. For detailed instructions on how to do so, please go to the following link: http://hrweb.berkeley.edu/hrms/W4_Instructions.pdf
If you are not a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, then you must complete a Non-Resident W-4. Please contact me to complete this form.