Quick Tips



Visit this page periodically to check for new quick tips and hints on various topics related to Bear Trax

 


Create a shortcut icon on your desktop to the Bear Trax login page.

July 28th, 2017

Click on this link to view a step by step training aid that shows you how to create a short cut on your desktop to quickly access the Bear Trax login page.


Review and update your contact information in Bear Trax

August 11th, 2017

Click on this link to view a step by step training aid that shows you how to review and update your contact information in Bear Trax.  This information is displayed when users click the Directory link from the Navigator button so it is important to keep your Work Telephone and Work Email Address up to date.


Need help with BEAR TRAX?  Just follow these three steps.

August 17th, 2017

Click on this link to see the 3 steps to getting help with BEAR TRAX problems or questions.  By following these steps you get the help you need in the quickest way possible.


Quick Reference Guides for faculty and adjunct faculty

September 2, 2017

Click on Faculty or Adjunct Faculty to view the Quick Reference Guide that will help navigate you thru the most common areas of BEAR TRAX that you will need and want to access.


 How to delete an absence record that you previously submitted, had approved, but you actually worked on that day.

September 20, 2017

Click on this link to review the Absence Management for Employees training aid on how to delete an absence record that you submitted, had approved, but you actually reported to work that day.


Screen formatting issues?  Oracle recommends users regularly clear their web browsers "cache and cookies".

October 23, 2017

Are you experiencing screen formatting issues while logging in or using BEAR TRAX?  Oracle recommends that your clear your web Browser's "cache and cookies" regularly to eliminate these types of issues that come with periodic software updates.  Click here for directions on how to do this if you are using Internet Explore....


Tips on Absence Management: Updating a leave request

October 26, 2017

When updating a leave request in Absence Management after you have submitted your time card, you must resubmit your time card for that pay period.

 Here’s why:

Your time card will default to “saved” status and will not be submitted to Payroll for processing.  This is a result of the original APPROVED timecard now being altered thus needing approved again.

For assistance editing your leave requests, you can review the job aid here.


How do I check to see if I have approvals awaiting my attention?

 January 19, 2018

How do I check to see if I have approvals awaiting my attention, but they disappeared from my bell notification list after I read them?  Click here to view the step by step instructions on how to view your tasks awaiting your attention.


 I've forgotten my BEAR TRAX password and need to have it reset.

January 26, 2018

If you have forgotten your BEAR TRAX password you can now request a password reset anytime.  Click here to view the step by step instructions for resetting your password.


How to create Favorites (short cuts) to your frequently used BEAR TRAX pages.

February 7, 2018

Want to save time and key clicks while using BEAR TRAX?  Click here to view the step by step instructions on how to create Favorites to your frequently used BEAR TRAX pages.


Quick Tips

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