The electronic personnel action form (EPAF) function of Gulfline allows the University to process paperless personnel actions (Approval Categories). EPAF’s are simple, concise, and allow many values or data elements to default into the document without manual data entry. The forms enable the University to achieve our goal to process personnel actions rapidly, through an electronic approval process, providing an audit trail of all approval/disapproval history.
Departments will use the EPAF process to provide the data elements necessary to process the following EPAF Approval Categories:
** These EPAF transactions can only be completed for a rehired employee who has previously completed their payroll sign-on with Human Resources and received a paycheck within the last twelve (12) months.
The completed EPAF is then submitted through a pre-determined approval queue (routing). If approved, the EPAF will be applied to the Banner database by Human Resources.
Some efficiencies that will be realized from using EPAFs are: