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Human Resources and Payroll Project


The new HR/Payroll system includes a new Employee Self Service section, a new paycheck stub, and new direct deposit options. Learn more below.

AlertCurrent employees, start here: Essential FAQs for Employees
This 2-page reference gives you need-to-know information along with links to additional guidance. See below for many more resources.

ChecklistNew employees and new affiliates, start here: System Set-Up Checklist
Use this checklist to get started with the HR/Payroll system.

These summaries provide detail – and make great handouts for colleagues.

Employees  PDF • 3 pages 

Student Employees  PDF • 1 page

Affiliates  PDF • 1 page

How to "Claim My USC Credentials"  PDF • 5 pages
Learn what to do when you receive an email linking you to the credentials-claiming web page. Act quickly on this – the link expires in 48 hours.

Direct Deposit Quick Reference  PDF • 2 pages
For faculty, staff and student employees

Did you know?
 The new HR/Payroll system gives employees the option of having their pay direct deposited into one, two or three accounts. With this quick reference, you will learn how to view, add and edit your direct deposit information.

Sample Paycheck Stub  PDF • 1 page
For faculty, staff and student employees

Beginning in April 2019, your paycheck stub will look different and include more information.

Each webinar has a different focus. Watch all three for a full understanding of Employee Self Service.

Webinar 1 – Payroll
Paychecks, Tax Withholding, W-2/W2c, Direct Deposit, Paycheck Modeler  (18 minutes)
Sample Paycheck StubSample: See how a paycheck stub will look in the new system

Webinar 2 – Human Resources
USC Profile, Personal Details, Talent Profile  (17 minutes)

Webinar 3 – Benefits
Benefits Summary, Viewing Benefits, Form 1095-C (Affordable Care Act), Benefits Enrollment for new hires and rehires beginning April 1  (10 minutes)

If you have questions after watching any of the above webinars, write to

AlertIf this is your first time using eLearning resources at this website, read this important eLearning tip sheet

eLearning – Employee Self Service
With these eLearning materials, you can set your own pace as you learn about Self Service screens and functionality.

eLearning – Self Service Fundamentals
This self-paced eLearning resource covers important basics about the new system. Included is guidance on signing in and signing out – and information on how key web pages display content.

Identity and Access Management
In conjunction with the launch of the new HR/Payroll System, a new centralized Account Management System for both employees and students will be introduced. 
On April 1 or shortly after, employees and students must visit in order to select their preferred university email address and set their personal email address. The process will take no more than 5-10 minutes. Learn more from these FAQs.

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