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Thanksgiving Holiday Closure - posted 11/21/2022

Payroll Services will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on November 24th and 25th. We will reopen on Monday, November 28th. 

Split Deposits Enabled in Workday! - posted 11/16/2022

We are pleased to announce that an exciting new feature has been enabled in Workday! You now have the ability to split your payroll deposits between two different accounts or institutions by either a stated dollar amount or a percentage of your paycheck. Please see these instructions. If you have questions regarding this new feature, or how to enroll in direct deposit, please contact Payroll Services.

UFCU Payment Election Change in Workday - posted 10/24/2022

In order to facilitate upcoming enhancements to direct deposit options, we will be removing Direct Deposit to UFCU as an option and moving those who currently have that payment election to Direct Deposit. You may see a notification in Workday and an email informing you that your payment elections have been updated. This will not entail any changes to how we process direct deposits or the timing of payments. The official university paydays will not change. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Payroll Services.

TRS Member Contribution Changes

The TRS member contribution rate will increase from 7.7% to 8.0% for all eligible employees beginning with the September 1, 2021, pay check, as required by the 2019 Texas Legislative Session. The rates will increase every year until they reach a total rate of 8.25% for both employees and employers in 2024. For more information, please visit the TRS website.

Paper Checks and Mailing Addresses

In an effort to follow the recommended social distancing guidelines, paper checks are being delivered by US Mail to the home address listed in Workday. For more information, visit: https://payroll.utexas.edu/coronavirus

It is important for you to be sure that all contact information in Workday is current and accurate. Information on how to review and update your personal information in Workday is available online. If you do not wish to receive a paper check via US Mail, please enroll in Direct Deposit.

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