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Oracle Administrative System:  Human Resources, Financial and Self Service Applications

The Oracle Administrative System is an integrated suite of Human Resources (HR) and Finance (FN) modules used by the University of Alabama at Birmingham for administrative operations and record keeping.  It is a web-based system that includes a Self Service Application for all employees, as well as, HR and FN Applications for staff and faculty to conduct day-to-day business.  The Oracle Administrative System uses an Oracle database and is typically referred to as "Oracle".


Oracle Administrative System - Training, Instruction and Online Documentation  

The Oracle Administrative System Instruction and Development Team is dedicated to providing training and instruction material to assist users of the Oracle Administrative System.  To accommodate the training needs of the campus community a variety of training methods have been developed. Details are available by clicking on the links below. For questions regarding the information on this web page or concerning the Oracle Administrative System, please email instructeam@uab.edu.

 Computer Classroom Instruction
Weekly "Walk-In" Oracle Users Clinic - The Oracle Administrative System Instruction and Development Team is available every Thursday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:30 in AB B60 computer classroom to assist users of the Oracle Administrative Systems with the following:
  • 2:00 - 3:30 General assistance in resolving problems or individualized training (Users may come and go during the 2:00 - 3:30 time period)  
  • 2:00 - 2:30 Approving or Certifying Effort Reports (must have UAB Effort Report User responsibility and register for the class via the UAB Faculty & Staff Learning System)
  • 2:30 - 3:00 Reporting Biweekly Time Using the TEL Document (must have UAB TEL responsibility and register for the class via the UAB Faculty & Staff Learning System)

Online Instruction and Documentation - This online documentation is designed to provide users of the Oracle Administrative System with information and step-by-step instructions for effectively using the various system applications. Documentation has been developed for each system application and can be accessed as follows: 

 In addition, the Oracle Administrative System Instruction and Development Team also performs/provides:
  • System Alerts/Announcements - to ensure the campus community are aware of any new features and system updates and/or changes.  
  • Special training sessions for groups needing training or assistance with specific Oracle processes.  To request a special session, email instructeam@uab.edu.
  • Assistance to Ask IT in providing Oracle-related desktop support.  Contact Ask IT at 205-996-5555   
  • System testing and assistance with system implementation processes. 
  • Collaboration with the user community to ensure continual assessment of system uses and needs.    
     
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