Resources and Training

Resources for OATS Users, Reviewers, and Approvers

OATS User Guides and Video Tutorials


The following user guides and video overviews were developed by UC OATS technical team. They cover all current system functionality available in UC OATS.

You can also access these resources at the UC OATS Training Overview website.

APM 025 Users
The following user guides and video tutorials are training resources for the faculty, deans, and full-time faculty administrators who are subject to APM 025:

UC OATS Faculty User Guide 
UC OATS Faculty Annual Certification User Guide
OATS Workspace Overview
Reporting and Tracking Outside Professional Activities

APM 025 Reviewers
This user guide is a training resource for administrators and staff responsible for reviewing APM 025 category I prior approval requests, student involvement requests, and annual certifications:

UC OATS Reviewer User Guide 
Reviewing Outside Professional Activity Forms 


APM 025 Approvers
This user guide is a training resource for department chairs, deans, and vice provosts, responsible for approving APM 025 category I requests, student involvement forms, and annual certifications:

UC OATS Approver User Guide 
Approving Outside Professional Activity Forms 

UC Berkeley OATS webinar tutorials

The following webinars are specific to UC Berkeley faculty:

UCB OATS Faculty Webinar
UCB Reviewer Webinar
UCB Approver Webinar