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PeopleSoft Finance and PeopleSoft HR will both be upgraded in March 2019. PeopleSoft Finance will be upgraded to version 9.2 Image 30 and PeopleTools version 8.56. PeopleSoft HR will be upgraded to version 9.2 Image 29 PeopleTools 8.56.

Changes to Expect

  • Spreadsheet journal uploads in Finance will go straight into PeopleSoft (will no longer require the current workaround)
  • "Accounting Tags" will replace SpeedTypes and SpeedCharts in PeopleSoft Finance. Read more about Accounting Tags and how they work.


Timeline subject to change based on testing results.

Project Timeline
Date Phase
December 2018 Technical work for Finance upgrade
January 2019 Functional testing for Finance
Technical work for HR upgrade
February-March 2019 Functional testing for both Finance and HR
March 21-24, 2019 PeopleSoft Finance closed to users at 5pm on March 21 for upgrade work
March 25, 2019
PeopleSoft Finance reopens to all users for all functionality
Extended deadline for PurCard reallocation journals
March 27, 2019 End-of-March semi-monthly and bi-weekly payrolls completed
March 28-31, 2019 PeopleSoft HR closed to users at 5pm on March 28 for upgrade work
April 1, 2019 PeopleSoft HR reopens to all users for all functionality
Time for 3/29 can be entered with no disruption in payment to employees

After the Upgrade

  1. Clear your browser cache before logging in after any system upgrade.
  2. Consult the updated User Guides as needed to complete transactions.
  3. If you experiencing difficulty, please log a PeopleSoft HelpDesk Footprint.

Last modified March 18 2019 03:39 PM

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