How to route my approvals to someone else while I am out of the office

posted Jun 24, 2020, 12:04 PM by Barbara Thiss
Use the Alternate User function. This is similar to an “out of office” setting. All of your approvals will route to the selected Alternate User during the date range you enter. Note that you must set this up in PeopleSoft ESS or Portal, even if it is for approving Finance transactions.

  1. Log into PeopleSoft ESS ( or Portal (
  2. Click My Profile under Quick Links. Then click My Profile.
  3. Scroll to the Alternate User section. Enter 3 fields. Select an alternate user for approvals for a specified date range. If you don't know the ID of the employee, click the magnifying glass and search by "Description."
  4. Scroll down and click Save (green button).
Alternate User location

Save Button