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CHRS Modules

CHRS Modules

Each CHRS Module refers to a different component of CHRS. All modules are part of Oracle PeopleSoft. CSUSB is currently working on the PeopleSoft modules.


Absence Management (AM)Absence Management (AM)

This module processes CSU leaves: sick, vacation, personal holiday, bereavement, etc. Employees enter their own leaves through self-service; and multi-institution security will ensure users only have access to data at their campus.



With CHRS:

  • Fluid Self Service for employees and approvers
  • Absence event table will be audited to monitor and report on activity
  • Work Centers will be built to facilitate employee, manager, and timekeeper role in regard to absence
  • Employees and approvers will be able to cancel any absences which have not been finalized; Finalized absences will be able to be voided by payroll staff
  • Employees will be able to enter absences up to 12 months in advance and 12 months prior; Retroactivity for 12 months
  • Forecasting will be used to assist employees to determine whether or not they will have an available balance to take leave, and validate data

Benefits Administration (BEN)Benefits Administration (BEN)

The Benefits Administration Module processes and tracks CSU benefits eligibility and enrollment information.



With CHRS:

  • Contains employee and dependent information regarding eligibility and enrollment
  • Manages the transmission of enrollment data to Delta Dental, the State Controller's Office (SCO) and CalPERS Systems
  • eBenefits provides access to self-service for enrollment in Benefits Release 1 Change Impacts & 9.0 Position Papers Benefits Administration (BenAdmin)
  • Life Events guided process in self-service allows employees to initiate a change to their benefits due to specific life event such as Birth, Adoption, Marriage, and Divorce

Labor Cost Distribution (LCD)Labor Cost Distribution (LCD)

The primary goal for the LCD custom module is to transmit a CSU payroll expenditure journal from the PeopleSoft HCM application into the Common Financial System.



With CHRS:

  • Prior to running the CSU Actuals GL Interface process, campuses will run a new GL Interface Audit report to identify and correct any errors the GL Interface process may encounter.
  • Employees will be able to view their own paycheck data online on a standard selfservice View Paycheck page.
  • New Budget Expenditure reports for Actuals and Projections will be available in the CFS Data Warehouse

Temporary Academic Employment (TAE)Temporary Academic Employment (TAE)

Temporary Academic Employment (TAE) is a custom module used for the management of Temporary Faculty data.




With CHRS:

  • AWE (Approval Workflow Engine) for automated routing and approvals
  • Self-Service for Employees to review appointments, decline, and complete additional information needed for appointment processing
  • Mass Processing allows to process multiple appointments – e.g. by department

Time & Labor (TL)Time & Labor (TL)

Time tracking and processing module for all non-exempt employees’ time to create the Payroll Input Process (PIP) file to produce an employee’s paycheck.



With CHRS:

  • Fluid Self Service for employees and approvers
  • Auto Enrollment, Real Time Rules, AWE
  • Work Center
  • Pivot Grid
  • Expanded Timesheet Controls (Workgroup & Time Reporting Template)

Workforce Administration (WA)Workforce Administration (WA)

The Workforce Administration Module is a repository for the core employee data used in all the other Modules, such as person and job data.



With CHRS:

  • Activity Guides On-Boarding and Terminations
  • Work Centers
  • HR Notifications
  • Pivot Grids