Employee Resources


Human Resources/Payroll

  • Benefits Information
    Overview of the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University.
  • Employee Self Service (ESS)
    ESS makes it easier for you to manage your personal information; components include:
    eProfile (update your personal information, including home address and phone number)
    eBenefit (enroll and manage your benefits elections when newly hired or during open enrollment)
    ePayroll (view your pay information, manage your direct deposit, enroll to receive your W-2 online) .
  • Employment Verification
    Employment verification requests are completed by The Work Number for Everyone®. The Work Number is an automated service that provides instant verification 24 hours a day.
  • eLeave Tool  |  eLeave User Guide [pdf]
    Electronic leave tool for faculty, staff, and lecturers to submit leave requests (i.e. sick leave).
  • eTimesheet Tool  |  eTimesheet User Guide [pdf]
    Electronic timesheet tool for biweekly and student employees.
  • Your Plan for Health
    Programs and resources to promote health and wellness.


  • Travel Request [pdf]  |  Travel Reimbursement [pdf]
    Worksheets to be used to help organize pre-trip planning and post-trip reimbursement.
  • Mileage & Per Diem  |  Currency Converter
    Additional travel resources.
  • Business Leave Tool
    Submit a business leave request if reimbursement of travel expense is not expected (e.g. going downtown for the day for meetings or a third party is paying all expenses).  If travel expense will be reimbursed, complete the travel request form instead of the business leave request.

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