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University of Connecticut Payroll Department

Welcome To UConn!

The Payroll Department would like to welcome you to the UConn Community. Our goal is to ensure that all employees receive timely and accurate payments, especially our new hires. We encourage you to review the appropriate checklist for your new appointment, and submit the required forms to Payroll as soon as possible. If you have questions that can’t be answered by navigating through the Payroll website, please contact our Main Office at (860) 486-2423 for assistance.

Congratulations on your new position!

To assist you in determining required paperwork and deadlines, please select your appointment type and the date range (or semester depending on your position) that includes your hire date from the dropdowns below and click the "Search" button.

Payroll Forms

The forms below are required for Payroll purposes They can be completed at New Employee or New Faculty Orientation (depending on your type of appointment), with your department or at the Payroll Department.
Form Deadline About
I-9 The Form I-9 is a federally required form used by employers to verify identity and employment eligibility for each new employee. Employees complete Section 1 of the form and provide the appropriate documents (List A or lists B and C) to the University representative to use in completing Section 2. Typically this form is completed at New Employee Orientation, or with your hiring department. The Form I-9 must be completed within 3 days of hire and must be received by the Payroll department to guarantee on-time payment.
W-4 & CT-W4 The W-4 and CT-W4 forms provide the Payroll Department with the necessary information to withhold the correct Federal and State Withholding Taxes. The system will automatically default you to the highest withholding rate which will deduct the most from your paycheck.

Non-resident alien (NRA) employees must make an appointment with Karla Desjardins ( to complete the necessary tax withholding forms.
Direct Deposit The Payroll Department encourages all employees to enroll in Direct Deposit. Some of the benefits of direct deposit include protection against the loss or theft of paychecks, reliable and timely payments and pay is accessible earlier than the funds from checks. If you currently receive direct deposit from other state employment, a new form is not required. If you are a retiree, you must complete a direct deposit form with the state retirement division.


The paycheck dates below are contingent upon your I-9 and hire paperwork from your department being completed accurately and submitted to the Payroll Department by the deadlines noted above.
First Paycheck
First Direct Deposit

Core-CT ePay

Employees are able to access their paychecks online using the State of Connecticut’s Core-CT ePay system. To log into the Core-CT ePay system for the first time, please use the information below. After logging in, please be sure to complete your profile by navigating to “My System Profile” where you will establish a forgotten password help question and a primary business email address.
User ID 6 digit employee number (located on your paycheck or by using the employee number look up tool on the ePay page of the Payroll website)
Temporary Password The first 4 letters of your last name (ALL CAPS) and the last 4 numbers of your social security number. If your last name is 4 letters or fewer, use your full last name. This password will expire upon sign in and you will be asked to change it.

Time and Attendance System (TAS)

Employees who are required to maintain time and attendance records will record this information in the TAS system. First time users will receive an email with log in information. Please see your supervisor for time and attendance procedures for your department.

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