The Blu Portal is an employee portal designed to be your one-stop employee resource for personalized access to information, services, and online resources. Blu integrates several UC Berkeley online services and Web applications into one convenient and secure location. When you log in, the system will recognize you as a faculty or staff member and present you with tools and information that are relevant to your job functions or academic pursuits. You must be logged into Remote Access VPN prior to using CalNet authentication to access Blu.
Blu is arranged in four categories to help organize the information:
- My Blu contains work-related tools and other information that may interest you. You can personalize the content and layout of your portal; simply select the resources you like or remove those you don't want. See Help for instructions.
- People contains tools for managing your personal information such as address changes, applying for jobs (Careers Home), and using the Human Capital Management system (UCPath). Also provides access to Cal Time Reporting.
- Buying contains resources for browsing and purchasing office supplies, furniture, computer equipment, business cards, and mail products A link to Bearbuy is available here.
- Finance contains links to Cal Answers, Cal Planning, Equipment tracking, the Campus Deposit System, Chart of Accounts (COA) validation, and travel reimbursement.