Harvest Shared Services Center was formed in 2013 to enact a coordinated and efficient structure for delivering academic personnel, human resources, and payroll services. Whether serving academic or staff employees, our focus is to educate, transact, and enforce the "people-related" policies of the college, the campus, and external agencies. See below for detailed information about the services offered, forms you will need, and specific contacts by department.

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Harvest Shared Services Center divisions:



Harvest Services provided:


Academic Personnel

Merit & Promotion
Academic Personnel Analysis
Academic Leave Analysis
Senate Recruitment
Non-Senate Recruitment
Academic Separation Analysis 



Full Accounting Unit (FAU) Salary Cost Transfer (SCT) Transactions Offboarding & Onboarding Processes Position Management
Leave Processes Pay Rate Changes Additional Compensation Changes Other Non-FOM Processes


Human Resources

Adhoc Reports (as needed) HR Audits/Data Analyses Audits of HR Policy Matters Compliance Training Coordination
HR Professional Development/Training HR Analysis of Policy Re-classification & Equity Requests Staff Recruitments


UCR News

Biomedical scientist explains how Covid-19 vaccines work
California residents 65 and older now qualify for COVID-19 vaccinations. Questions about the mRNA Covid-19 vaccines still remain. Vaccine expert Dr. David Lo, a distinguished professor of biomedical sciences and senior associate dean for research in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside, answers several questions in this Q&A:
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Mellon Foundation awards $2.9 million for ‘Latinx Futures’
The grant will support programs within UCR’s new Center for Latino and Latin American Studies and Research, set to launch February 2021.
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masked in class
UCR campus set to reopen in fall 2021
On Jan. 11, UC President Michael V. Drake announced a fall 2021 systemwide return to in-person instruction.
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Jamal J. Myrick, director of African Student Programs. (UCR/Stan Lim)
A career forged by life experiences
Jamal J. Myrick, African Student Programs director, discusses his educational journey, parenting, and more.
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