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Division of Human Resources

PeopleSoft HR/Payroll System

The new HR/Payroll system is scheduled to go-live April 1, 2019. The following tips and memos are provided by Human Resources to help prepare for the transition to PeopleSoft.

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Tips for HR Contacts

HR Definitions

Definitions of HR related terms [pdf] that will help you determine the correct type of salary adjustment and object code to use when requesting non-base salary adjustments.

Addendum Offer Letter (Acknowledging Pay Lag)

Offer letters that have already been accepted by employees starting on or after April 1, 2019 will require an addendum to their offer letter [docx], acknowledging they will be on a payroll lag. Return these sigend addendums to HR Operations and Services. 

Payroll Lag Matrixes 
HR Transaction Deadlines for March 15, March 31, and April 15 Payroll

A matrix of HR transactions and the deadline to be received by the Division of Human Resources for the following payrolls:

Timecard Distribution Numbers

Use these timecard distribution numbers and their descriptions [xlsx] to fill out the PBP-2 and PBP-4/5 forms.  

Establishing Filled PDs in PeopleAdmin


These memorandums were sent to HR and Business Contacts regarding upcoming changes and key information related to the HR/Payroll project.

Non-Base Salary Adjustments and Object Codes 

The term "salary supplement" will no longer be used. Instead, the PeopleSoft term "non-base salary adjustment" will be used to describe specific groups of salary adjustments. This memo outlines what salary adjustment types and object codes to use [pdf]

Resources for Understanding and Communicating about the Payroll Lag

The Division of Human Resources has created several matrixes and an Addendum Offer Letter [pdf] to help understand and communicate about the payroll lag.


Implementation of Payroll Lag for Hires as of 4-1-2019

Sent on behalf of Leslie Brunelli

A new payroll lag process will be implemented [pdf] for new salaried employees only. Current employees who will remain on a current pay schedule will not be placed on a pay lag. 

HR Transactions in Preparation for PeopleSoft Go-Live

Please adhere to the following HR transaction deadlines [pdf] to prepare for PeopleSoft go-live on April 1, 2019. 

Revised PBP-2 and PBP-4/5 Forms

Timecard distribution numbers have been added to the PBP-2 and PBP-4/5 forms [pdf]

Student Hires and Form I-9/E-Verify 

Once PeopleSoft goes live in April 2019, all student hires will complete the Form I-9 in I9 Advantage [pdf].

External Dual Actions to be Processed in PeopleAdmin

Establishing Filled PDs in PeopleAdmin

PDs for active faculty, staff and RGP/TL positions [pdf] will need to be established in PeopleAdmin before you submit requests to modify them.

Object Codes and Account Codes for Salary Supplements

List of redefined object codes and account codes [pdf] required to streamline data before PeopleSoft implementation.