In this lesson you will learn how to submit a leave request.
First you will need to navigate to GLA in the menus.
Click the State of Nebraska link.Step 1
Click the Self Service link.Step 2
Click the GLA link.Step 3
Click the Leave Planning and Request link.Step 4
So submit a leave request click the Plan and Request Leave Time link.Step 5
The first step is to select the type of leave you will be requesting. To do so click the Leave Type drop down list.Step 6
Select the leave type you are requesting.
For this lesson click the VACATION list item.Step 7
You can leave an explanation or comment about your leave request in the Leave Explanation / Comments field. This message will be displayed in the email sent to your manager.Step 8
Click in the Leave Explantion / Comments field.Step 9
Enter "I need some time off." into the Leave Explantion / Comments field.Step 10
The current month will be displayed. If you need a different month you can change it using the Month drop down list.
Click the Month list.Step 11
Click the APRIL list item.Step 12
The year field will default to the current year. For most requests you probably will not need to change the year, however, there may be times you need to. To change the year simply click in the year field and type the year of your leave request. In this lesson we will not be changing the year.Step 13
The Hours Per Day field will default to 8.00. Do not change this here. You will have the option to change the hours of your request on the next screen.Step 14
If you change the month or year you will need to click the Refresh Dates button to load the calendar. Failure to do so will result in you requesting the incorrect dates.
Click the Refresh Dates button.Step 15
To select your dates using the calendar simply click on the dates for which you are requesting leave.
Click the 1st.Step 16
Click the 2nd.Step 17
Click the 5th.Step 18
Click the 6th.Step 19
The color of the dates you select will change. If you select a date by mistake simply click on it again to de-select it.Step 20
Once you are finished selecting your dates click the Next button.
Note: Clicking the Next button does not submit your leave request. The next screen will allow you to review your request before submitting it.Step 21
After clicking Next you will be able to review your request. The following fields will be displayed:
Leave Request Number
Leave Hours Available
Current Leave Duration (this is the number of hours of your current request)
Previous Leave Requested Not Yet Approved
Predicted Ending Balance
Previous Leave Requested and ApprovedStep 22
The grid displays the current leave request you are submitting.
From this screen you can delete any date of the request as well as change the number of hours (Leave Duration) for a specific date.
Note: You cannot change or add a date. If you forgot to include a date you will need to submit another leave request for that date. If you selected incorrect dates on the previous screen you should cancel the request by clicking the Cancel button and resubmit the request with the correct dates.Step 23
To delete a date click the radio button of the date you would like to delete.Step 24
Click the Delete button.Step 25
A confirmation window will appear. You will have to click OK or Cancel.
Click the OK button.Step 26
The date deleted will no longer be displayed in the grid.Step 27
You can change the duration for a leave request if you are requesting a partial day. If you are requesting a partial day you enter the start time in the Begin Time field for that date, and the end time in the End Time field. Then system will then calculate the hours the leave will be for.
Note: The times entered must be in military time.
Click the Begin Time (Military) object.Step 28
Enter "800" into the Begin Time (Military) field.Step 29
Press [Tab].Step 30
Enter "1200" into the End Time (Military) field.Step 31
Press [Tab].Step 32
Notice the system calculated the duration of the leave.Step 33
You can also enter or change your comments in the Leave Explanation / Comments field.
In this lesson we are not going to change these comments.Step 34
Review your leave request one last time. If everything looks correct click the Submit button.Step 35
A confirmation window will pop up.
Note: You can submit requests which will result in an insufficient leave balance. If you do you will get a notice prior to the confirmation window. Your manager will also be notified you have insufficient balances.
Click the OK button.Step 36
After submitting your request an email will be sent to your manager informing them of your request. Once they have approved or denied your request you will get an email informing you of their decision.
You have successfully completed this lesson.
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