On Demand Payments

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What is an On Demand Payment?

An On Demand payment is a payroll check or direct deposit issued by Payroll Services outside of the regularly scheduled On-Cycle payday for the Monthly and Semi-Monthly pay groups, which occurs three times per month. These payments are for earnings that were owed on a previous payday, but were not processed timely due to situations such as late processing/approval of jobs or timesheets.

On Demand payments are regular payroll checks which are distributed according to the employee’s regular payroll distribution (e.g., direct deposit) and issued according to the scheduled Off-Cycle calendar. In order for Payroll Services to process an On Demand payment on an Off-Cycle Payroll, a request must be made by authorized departmental personnel in accordance with the requirements reflected below.


On Demand payments are only issued when regular earnings were missed and the employee is not able to wait for the next regularly scheduled payday to be paid for these earnings due to financial hardship.

Requests for On Demand payments must be sent by authorized departmental personnel in the Executive HR or Cost Center Manager roles via the electronic On Demand Payment Request Form. These submissions will be reviewed and responded to by Payroll staff, and are issued in accordance with the deadlines, pay periods, and paydays reflected in the Off-Cycle Payroll Calendar below.

Off-cycle payments are NOT* issued for the following and should not be requested:

  • Payments under $50
  • Supplemental pay if the employee has been paid his/her regular salary and wages. This includes but is not limited to: allowances, one-time payments, overtime, shift differential, on-call pay
  • Pay differentials (e.g., due to retro compensation or scheduled weekly hours increases)
  • Leave payments (e.g., vacation, floating holiday, holiday pay)
  • For Relocation and Relocation Gross Up payments, please reach out to the Payment Team for guidance.

*These payments will process on the next applicable On Cycle payday for the employee’s pay group (monthly or semi-monthly) following final approval of the related business processes.

Off-Cycle Calendar

The Off-Cycle pay calendar for On Demand payments is applicable to retroactive payments that need to be outside of the regular On-Cycle payrolls for the monthly and semi-monthly Pay Groups.

On Demand payments are only issued in accordance with the Off-Cycle calendar reflected below.

Please see the calendar below for fiscal year 2023-24.


September 2023 - August 2024


Deadline for On Demand Request to be submitted to Payroll Services is 12 p.m.



Deadline 12 p.m.


SeptemberWednesday, Aug 30Friday, Sept 1, 2023
Wednesday, Sept 6Friday, Sept 8, 2023
Tuesday, Sept 12Thursday, Sept 14, 2023
Tuesday, Sept 19Thursday, Sept 21, 2023


Thursday, Sept 28Monday, Oct 2, 2023
Tuesday, Oct 10Thursday, Oct 12, 2023
Monday, Oct 16Wednesday, Oct 18, 2023
Monday, Oct 23Wednesday, Oct 25, 2023


Monday, Oct 30Wednesday, Nov 1, 2023
Tuesday, Nov 7Thursday, Nov 9, 2023
Tuesday, Nov 14Thursday, Nov 16, 2023


Wednesday, Nov 29Friday, Dec 1, 2023
Wednesday, Dec 6Friday, Dec 8, 2023
Tuesday, Dec 12Thursday, Dec 14, 2022
Monday, Dec 18Wednesday, Dec 20, 2023


Tuesday, Jan 2Thursday, Jan 4, 2024
Tuesday, Jan 9Thursday, Jan 11, 2024
Tuesday, Jan 16Thursday, Jan 18, 2024
Monday, Jan 22Wednesday, Jan 24, 2024


Tuesday, Jan 30Thursday, Feb 1, 2024
Wednesday, Feb 7Friday, Feb 9, 2024
Tuesday, Feb 13Thursday, Feb 15, 2024
Wednesday, Feb 21Friday, Feb 23, 2024


Wednesday, Feb 28Friday, Mar 1, 2024
Wednesday, Mar 6Friday, Mar 8, 2024
Tuesday, Mar 12Thursday, Mar 14, 2024
Thursday, Mar 21Monday, Mar 25, 2024


Thursday, Mar 28Monday, Apr 1, 2024
Thursday, Apr 4Monday, Apr 8, 2024
Tuesday, Apr 16Thursday, Apr 18, 2024
Monday, Apr 22Wednesday, Apr 24, 2024


Monday, Apr 29Wednesday, May 1, 2024
Tuesday, May 7Thursday, May 9, 2024
Tuesday, May 14Thursday, May 16, 2024
Tuesday, May 21Thursday, May 23, 2024


Thursday, May 30Monday, Jun 3, 2024
Tuesday, Jun 11Thursday, Jun 13, 2024
Monday, Jun 17Thursday, Jun 20, 2024
Thursday, Jun 20Monday, Jun 24, 2024


Thursday, Jun 27Monday, Jul 1, 2024
Tuesday, Jul 9Thursday, Jul 11, 2024
Tuesday, Jul 16Thursday, Jul 18, 2024
Tuesday, Jul 23Thursday, Jul 25, 2024


Tuesday, Jul 30Thursday, Aug 1, 2024
Wednesday, Aug 7Friday, Aug 9, 2024
Tuesday, Aug 13Thursday, Aug 15, 2024
Wednesday, Aug 21Friday, Aug 23, 2024
Tuesday, Aug 27Thursday, Aug 29, 2024


Thursday, Aug 29Tuesday, Sept 3, 2024


For inquiries related to On Demand payments, contact the Payroll Services Payment Team.