Sign up to Receive W-2 Forms Online

University of Kentucky employees have the option to access their W-2 statements online through Employee Self Service (ESS) of myUK.

Receive your University of Kentucky 2023 W-2 online by signing up now through myUK Employee Self Service (ESS) using your link blue username and password. The deadline for choosing to receive your W-2 online is January 15, 2024.

Instructions can be found on the UK Human Resources W-2 Online Delivery webpage.


Benefits of using online W-2s:

  • Early access than traditional mail.
  • Remote accessibility for current and former employees.
  • Convenience: Access to print when convenient for you.
  • Protection against lost or misdirected mail.


Employees who do not enroll in the program will have a paper W-2 form mailed, no later than January 31, 2024, to their permanent address on file in the HR/Payroll system. Employees should review and if necessary update their permanent address before the January 15, 2024 deadline by following the steps listed here.