May. 18, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Oracle Cloud environment will be updated with the newest release May 21–22. Please plan ahead for this period when the system will be unavailable.
Feb. 12, 2021—A quarterly update of the Oracle Cloud environment is scheduled to begin on Friday, Feb. 19, at 9 p.m. and end on Saturday, Feb 20. Please plan ahead for this period when the system will be unavailable.
Feb. 5, 2021—Faculty, staff and student workers may now update their payroll direct deposit account information online within the Pay module in Oracle Cloud.
Jan. 11, 2021—Human Resources is excited to announce that “Job Search” and “Postings” have moved to Oracle Recruiting, and the new “Profiles” feature will help employees further their careers at Vanderbilt.
Nov. 3, 2020—The HR Payroll, HR Benefits, HR Records, International Tax, Process and Systems Optimization (Oracle Cloud/SkyVU) and eCRT Teams are now using the Vanderbilt Administrative Support Tickets (VAST) process via Oracle Help Desk to manage requests for user assistance.
Oct. 30, 2020—Vanderbilt will be migrating its staff recruiting and onboarding activities from Taleo into Oracle Cloud as the 2021 calendar year begins. With this upgrade, hiring managers will be able to recruit new team members and manage new hire onboarding in the same system they are already using to manage their current teams.
Oct. 12, 2020—Vanderbilt University is committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive campus community. In order to measure the university’s progress on diversity and inclusion goals, all employees are encouraged to ensure their demographic information in Oracle accurately reflects their race/ethnicity and veteran status.
May. 10, 2020—Vanderbilt's Oracle Cloud environment will undergo its next quarterly upgrade the weekend of May 15–16. The scheduled downtime begins at 9 p.m. on Friday, May 15, and will end on Saturday, May 16. Please plan ahead for this period when the system will be unavailable.
Jan. 20, 2020—An updated user interface for biweekly time cards is now available in Oracle Cloud, effective for the Jan. 12-25 time period. This update will provide a consistent experience for users across both desktop and mobile platforms.
May. 10, 2019—A key feature of the Oracle Cloud update, scheduled to begin Friday, May 17, at 9 p.m. and end on Saturday, May 18, is an enhanced interface for all users on the "Expenses" module. A downtime notice will be displayed on the SkyVU website while the update is underway.
Mar. 18, 2019—A new Oracle Learning module will replace the Learning Exchange system. A phased implementation approach will be coordinated starting this month and lasting through the summer.
Mar. 15, 2019—Vanderbilt University Public Safety will conduct a test of the AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, March 28, at 2 p.m.