Skip to Main Content

UCLA ODS Subject Area Data Models

In UCPath, HR and payroll concepts are grouped into categories, called subject areas, which gather related data together based on usage and business process. The subject areas in UCPath are:

Subject Area Overview Central-Level Access
Data Model
Dept-Level Access
Data Model
Last Updated
Last updated

Absence Management
Data about any absence from an employee’s job.

view view view
Data about employees and their dependent’s benefits elections as well as data about plan types and deductions.
view view view 9/27/2020 9/27/2020
Budget Ledger
Data about employee budget including data about job, position and funding.
- view view 2/23/2019 2/23/2019
Identity Management
Data that contains UC identifiers that enable access to external systems throughout UC and matches to UCLA’s UID system.
- view view 10/22/2018 10/22/2018
Data about an employee’s position(s) with the university as well as attributes that describe the job itself.
view view view 9/20/2023 9/20/2023
Job Profile Management
Data to track Person’s honors and awards, degrees, licenses and certifications.
- view view 2/23/2019 2/23/2019
Labor Ledger
Data about payroll transactions at an employee level, including associated accounting unit, earnings and deductions.
- view view 6/20/2020 6/20/2020
Lookup Subject Area
Lookup Tables
- view view 6/20/2020 6/20/2020
Payroll and Commitment Accounting
Data about the pay process from a point prior to funding to actuals.
view view view 6/20/2020 6/20/2020
Data that are unique to a person such as employee ID, name, citizenship attributes, etc.
view view view 2/23/2019 2/23/2019


ODS Data Dictionary

For more information about the tables and columns included in ODS, please refer to the ODS Data Dictionary.


Data Governance Catalog

To obtain access to the online Information Governance Catalog (IGC), which serves as our interactive data dictionary, please go to the IGC web site and request access. After access is granted, you will use the same link to access the catalog.

To search the IGC for a particular ODS table or column name, first choose the type of item you're searching for by clicking the search drop-down, as shown below, then type in the name of the item in the search box:

IGC Search


For questions about UCLA ODS data models, contact