July 10, 2019

July’s BRS Insights e-newsletter is coming soon.

The next edition of Berkeley Regional Services “BRS Insights” e-newsletter, is almost ready for distribution! This bi-monthly newsletter is intended to keep interested faculty and staff abreast of region-related news and information and point to relevant resources for more in-depth information.

June 24, 2019

ProS Region Weekly CAO Briefing

June 24, 2019

About this Briefing:

June 7, 2019

About this Briefing:

This briefing is designed to codify information that we believe will be most useful to our regional clients. This briefing will be provided to CAOs on a weekly basis as necessary. CAOs will share the information in this briefing more broadly within their school.   

May 28, 2019

Please note that the existing Campus Shared Services (CSS) website will be decommissioned at the end of this month. The site will become deactivated, beginning on June 3-4. 

As a result there will be an automatic re-direct of to our new Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) website at

May 15, 2019

The Vice Chancellor Administration (VCA) has just announced year end deadlines for FY18-19 and is available on the VCA(link is external) website. This year’s closing steps mirror those in previous years for the  VCA divisions of Berkeley Regional Services (BRS), Supply Chain Management (SCM), and Central Human Resources (CHR).

May 7, 2019

Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) has learned of upcoming planned scheduled maintenance days for campus systems that are scheduled for Friday, May 10, 2019, affecting the enterprise systems of Blu, BearBuy, and HCM. There will be some impacts to services that BRS provides the campus as a result of these outages:

Blu and BearBuy outage Friday 5/10, 6:00AM - 2:00PM - Blu and BearBuy will be undergoing some technical maintenance and will be unavailable. When Blu is down, access to BearBuy is also turned off.

April 16, 2019

The fall semester will be here before we know it and Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) HR team(s) are working diligently to finalize Smartsheet updates and any needed process changes for the Fall 2019 ASE/GSR Hiring Processes. They are working on final details as they also continue to navigate UCPath implementation efforts.

What's not changing?

  • The overall process - Smartsheets will still be used to request ASE/GSR hires.

February 12, 2019

Welcome to the ProS Region Inaugural Newsletter!

It is our goal to provide continuously updated information to our region via the ProS website. Our website is currently under development. Over the next several months we will be working with all of our regional contacts to help craft a website that is both easy-to-use and a one-stop resource for service links and information.

February updates: