Payroll

Location: 340 Peterson Service Building 0005 Phone: (859) 257-3946 Fax:(859) 257-1143

The Payroll Office is committed to accurate and timely payroll processing adhering to federal, state, local and University regulations in the payment of employee wages, deduction, taxes and benefit payments while also providing excellent customer service to the University community.

Primary responsibilities include processing monthly and biweekly payrolls, employee information of direct deposit forms, garnishments and child support documents, non-resident alien documentation and various federal, state and local tax forms. The Payroll Office is also responsible for maintaining the published payroll processing schedules and submission of federal, state and local tax deposits and forms.

Zoe Morley Manager 257-6279
Missy Wilson Assistant Manager 257-1158
Denny Haynes IRIS Support 257-4492
Katie McChord Senior Accountant 257-6280
Charlene Childers Senior Accountant 257-6289
Renee Dyer Payroll Clerk (A thru D & Z) 257-6285
Peggy Johnson Payroll Clerk (E thru K) 257-6281
Todd Leforge Payroll Clerk (L thru R) 257-3660
Scott Dills Payroll Clerk (S thru Y) 257-1349
Theresa Adams Account Clerk III 257-6286
Judith Carpenter Technical Support 257-1595
Main Number   257-3946
Fax Number   257-1143

If you are an employee without access to the Employee Self-Service tab, please contact the Informaton Technology Customer Service Center at 257-1300. You will need to provide your person ID number or your User ID in order to receive access.

Log into MyUK using your user ID and password to access the Employee Self Service (ESS) online application.

  • Click on the "Employee Self-Service" tab at the top of the page.
  • Click on the "Benefits and Payment" sub-navigation link.
  • Click on the "Pay Statement" link under the Payment section.

Direct deposit is mandatory for all University employees. Your direct deposit will be effective the next pay period once you have updated your bank information through Employee Self Service (ESS). The ESS system will populate the appropriate start date for your next pay cycle. Employees may elect to have their pay check direct deposited into two different bank accounts "Main Bank" and Other Bank". "Main Bank" will be the primary which is required to be setup for all employees.

ESS Instructions: Log into MyUK using your user ID and password to access the ESS online application.

  • Click on the "Employee Self-Service" tab at the top of the page.
  • Click on the "Personal Information" sub-navigation link.
  • Click on the "Personal Profile" link.
  • Click on the "Main Bank" or "Other Bank" option in the blue bar section next to the words Bank Information to setup or replace your current direct deposit bank account information.
  • Once changes are complete click the "Save" icon.

Employees may choose to send in a paper direct deposit form. Paper direct deposit forms will be effective the next pay period after it is received in the Payroll Office located at 340 Peterson Service Building. Please be sure to verify through ESS that your bank information was received and updated by the Payroll Office.
Always be sure to verify with your financial institution that your direct deposit is in your bank account on payday.

Direct deposit is mandatory for all University employees. Employees may utilize Employee Self Service (ESS) to update their bank information in order to direct deposit their money into a new bank account. The ESS system will populate the appropriate start date for your next pay cycle.
ESS Instructions: Log into MyUK using your user ID and password to access the ESS online application.

  • Click on the "Employee Self-Service" tab at the top of the page.
  • Click on the "Personal Information" sub-navigation link.
  • Click on the "Personal Profile" link.
  • Click on the "Main Bank" or "Other Bank" option in the blue bar section next to the words Bank Information to setup or replace your current direct deposit bank account information.
  • Once changes are complete click the "Save" icon.

Employees who send in a paper direct deposit form indicating the stop of direct deposit into their current bank account are required to provide their new bank account information to be entered into the HR/Payroll system on the same form. Paper direct deposit forms will be effective the next pay period after it is received in the Payroll Office located at 340 Peterson Service Building. Please be sure to verify through ESS that your bank information was received and updated by the Payroll Office.
Always be sure to verify with your financial institution that your direct deposit is in your bank account on payday.

Employees may utilize Employee Self Service (ESS) to update their W-4 or K-4 information which will be effective the next pay period after you have updated your information. The ESS system will populate the appropriate start date for your next pay cycle.
ESS Instructions: Log into MyUK using your user ID and password to access the ESS online application.

  • Click on the "Employee Self-Service" tab at the top of the page.
  • Click on the "Benefits and Payment" sub-navigation link.
  • Click on the "W-4 Tax Withholding" link to access your W-4 and K-4 information.
  • To update click on the "Federal" link for W-4 information or the "Kentucky" link for K-4 information.
  • Click the "Save" icon once you have completed your changes.

Employees may choose to send in a paper W-4 or K-4 form. Paper forms will be effective the next pay period after they are received in the Payroll Office located at 340 Peterson Service Building. Please be sure to verify through ESS that your W-4 or K-4 information was received and updated by the Payroll Office.

Employee W-2 forms are printed and mailed during the last week in January to ensure adequate time for postal processing in order to meet the Internal Revenue Service January 31 deadline.

Please review the address on your pay statement for accuracy. Current University employees can update their address through Employee Self Service (ESS).

ESS Instructions: Log into MyUK using your user ID and password to access the ESS online application.

  • Click on the "Employee Self-Service" tab at the top of the page.
  • Click on the "Personal Information" sub-navigation link.
  • Click on the "Personal Profile" link to access your address information.
  • To update the appropriate mailing address for your W-2 click on the "Permanent residence" option in the blue bar section next to the word "Addresses."
  • Click the "Save" icon once you have completed your changes.

Employees who are no longer employed by the University must contact the Payroll Office at (859) 257-3946 or access the Payroll Staff directory by clicking on the "Staff" tab on this web page.

Vacation and sick leave balances may be verified online through Employee Self Service (ESS).

  • ESS Instructions: Log into MyUK using your user ID and password to access the ESS online application.
  • Click on the "Employee Self-Service" tab at the top of the page.
  • Click on the "Working Time" sub-navigation link.
  • Click on the "View Time Account Balances" link to access your vacation and leave balances.

If you still have questions please contact your Departmental Payroll Administrator.

Please contact the Parking Office at 859-257-5757 with all parking questions.

Please contact the Employee Benefit Department for questions concerning coverage and deductions at 859-257-9519.

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