How to Complete my Bi-weekly Timesheet?


UC San Diego employees who are paid bi-weekly and are hourly positive paid, non-exempt are required to complete timesheets to get paid for their hours worked.

Critical Concepts

Steps to Take

Enter Hours in Timesheet via Ecotime

  1. Go to

  2. If Single Sign-On displays, enter Active Directory (your email and password).

  3. Click Login

  4. Once you are logged in, please Select Employee Tasks

  5. Select Timesheet

  6. Select Period from the drop-down menu (defaults to current pay period)

  7. Click "go" and the timesheet displays

  8. In Timesheet Summary, select day of the week, e.g. Wed 2/26, the selection will be highlighted

  9. Scroll down

  10. Enter Time In/Out, e.g. Time In: 8:00 A.M. and Time Out: 4:30 P.M.
  1. In Meal Break, select 30, Duration displays 8.0.
  1. Select Appointment and Pay CodeHours Worked If you have more than one job, select the Appointment that matches the hours you are entering. 

  2. In the upper right-hand corner of the screen, click "Save"

  3. Repeat steps #5-#12 for every day you worked of the Pay Period.

  4. When you are done entering your time for the pay period, in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, click "Complete", and "OK".

  5. The complete button affirms that you have worked the hours entered. Your timesheet will now show as completed and will be routed to your supervisor for review and approval.

  6. Log off.
If you still have questions or need additional assistance, please submit a ticket.