Important Updates:

Taxation of Nonresidents

The university is required to follow strict Internal Revenue Service regulations regarding the taxation and reporting of payments made to non-United States citizens.


Glacier Individual Record (general)

A tutorial for completing a general Glacier individual record.

› Glacier for Fellowship Payments

A tutorial for reporting fellowship payments in Glacier.

› Tax Treaty Renewal for 2024

A tutorial for completing a tax treaty renewal for 2024.

In order to comply with the U.S. tax laws, the university must determine the tax residency status of nonresident aliens. The university uses Glacier Online Tax Compliance System to determine the U.S. residency status for tax purposes based on the information provided by the nonresident alien. All nonresident aliens employed by the university are required to use Glacier.

If you wish to update California withholding, please complete the California withholding certificate, DE-4, and submit a case to UCPath (via case management) with the completed form attached. 

Starting August 15, 2023, the Glacier system will now requires a two-factor authentication (2FA). This new feature will provide an extra layer of security. Once Glacier users login with their user name and password, they will receive a separate email message from User will gain access to their Glacier individual record after they click on the link in the email message.