Payday for bi-weekly/hourly employees is every other Friday.
Payday for salaried/exempt employees is the first day of every month. If the payday falls on a weekend or University holiday, the payday is the first workday after the weekend or holiday.
Direct deposit of your paycheck is mandatory for all employees. Checks are directly deposited in your specified account on the actual payday. An Authorization Agreement for Automatic Deposit must be completed. Deposit advices are distributed to drop-off points on campus and will be disseminated to employees by the close of business on payday.
Payroll Direct Deposit Form - This form must be sent to Payroll Department. The payroll department is housed with Human Resources in the Schneider Hall Building at 2222 Burt Street. Payroll Fax # 280-3113.
Employee Action Form (EAF)
The Employee Action Form (EAF) is the University "official" document to notify Human Resources of an employee action. This form is used for full-time, part-time and temporary employees. If employee is temporary, be sure to indicate the number of hours per week, and assignment end date. The final submission of the form and any supporting documentation should be sent to the HR_Employee_Action_Form inbox.
Special Pay to Employees for Services
Payroll Information - Add, Change, Inactivate
FICA Taxation of Students
Payroll Time Sheet Submission
Nonresident Alien (NRA) Tax Compliance
Payment Processing - Employee Special Payment for Services
Nonresident Alien Employees-Tax Compliance
Weather Related Absence
In the event of a closing or late start the University will issue a CUAlert, post information to the University Weather Hotline, 402.280.5800 and update the University’s website. Marketing and Communications will also relay applicable information to local media.
The University’s workforce policy dealing with a closing due to inclement weather is No. 2.2.9 “Weather or Emergency Related Absence” (pg. 98-99 of 431) and can be found here. This document should answer most questions. However, the following provides additional clarification on anticipated questions.
What if the University does not officially close?
If the University doesn’t close and an employee requests to not come into work, then they would use vacation hours. With advance supervisor approval, if an employee works remotely they will be paid for their time worked.
What if the University officially closes?
Any employee who does not work during the designated time of closing and reopening should record this as excused time. Employees who are required to work during the closing will be allowed to take equivalent time off for hours worked. Scheduling this equivalent time off for hours worked must be coordinated with supervisors in advance. If the employee would otherwise been absent due to regularly scheduled time off or the use of sick and/or vacation time, excused time cannot be used.
If you have additional questions, please contact the University’s Human Resources at 402.280.2709.
Social Security Wage Base 2015 Increase
The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the 2015 social security wage base will be $118,500, an increase of $1,500 from 2014. (The SSA Fact Sheet is available here). As in prior years, there is no limit to the wages subject to the Medicare tax; therefore all covered wages are still subject to the 1.45% tax. As in 2014, wages paid in excess of $200,000 in 2015 will be subject to an extra 0.9% Medicare tax that will only be withheld from employees' wages.
The Fica tax rate will be 7.65% for 2015 up to the social security wage base. The maximum social security tax employees and employers will each pay in 2015 is $7,347.