Payroll FAQs

  • How do I set up or change my banking information for direct deposit?

  • How do I change my W-4?

  • Where do I find my payslip(s)?

  • How do I submit a time-off request and where can I see my time-off balances and status of my time-off request(s)?

  • How will I receive my W-2 at year-end?

  • Why does my W-2 have a different wage amount than last year even though my salary didn’t change?

  • Where can I find information on questions I have about the policies and procedures related to my reporting of hours worked and my biweekly pay?

  • When calculating my bi-weekly pay, why is my annual salary divided by 26.1?

  • What does “non-exempt” and “exempt” mean?

  • I am a non-exempt employee and we had to meet a deadline so my manager asked me to stay until 6:00 p.m. to complete my assignment. I worked nine hours that day. Am I entitled to one hour of overtime?

  • My Supervisor has asked me to work overtime, but does not want me to report it on my timesheet. I know this is against payroll policy, so what should I do?

  • I am a non-exempt employee and was out of the office on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week.  However, I worked a total of 32 hours on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Should I receive 8 hours of overtime compensation?

  • My work schedule has been approved for four ten-hour days. How will I be paid for a holiday if I have to work that day or it is my regularly scheduled day off?

  • I worked through lunch today. Can I leave early?

  • I came into work one hour early today. Can I leave work one hour early?

  • I couldn’t find a parking space when I arrived at work today, and I had to walk to my building from a parking lot across campus. I arrived at my desk at 8:13 a.m. What arrival time should I report on my timesheet?

  • I couldn’t stay late to complete my work today, but my deadline is 8:00 a.m. tomorrow. I had to take my work home to complete it. May I enter this on my time sheet?

  • Can I be compensated for checking email from home?