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Payroll FAQs

  • 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 worked through lunch today. Can I leave early?

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

  • I did not take my two 15 minute breaks today. Can I leave work at 4:30 p.m.?

  • 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?

  • We had to meet a deadline so my manager asked me to stay until 6:00 p.m. to complete my assignment. I worked 9 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 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?

  • I was out of the office due to my child's illness on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, but I worked a total of 32 hours on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Should I receive 8 hours of overtime compensation?

  • Can I be compensated for checking email from home?

  • My work schedule has been approved for four 10-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?