Employees paid on the biweekly payroll include university staff and student help employees. See employment types for more information.

Biweekly payroll resources

Payroll Calendars 

Timesheets

ESS/MSS electronic time and leave reporting

Legal holidays

Annual paid leave summary (.pdf)

Annual W-2 tax statements

Earnings statements - accessing your statements

Earnings statements - understanding your statements

Payroll deductions

All benefits premiums, except for State Group Life Insurance, will be deducted from the "A" paychecks*.

State Group Life Insurance premiums will be deducted from your "B" paychecks*.

The following benefits plans are taken from every paycheck (including the two "C" paychecks each year):

  • Employee Reimbursement Account (ERA)
  • Tax-Sheltered Annuity 403(b) Program
  • Wisconsin Deferred Compensation 457 Program
  • Wisconsin Retirement System contributions

When applicable, the Tax-Sheltered Annuity (TSA) annual fee is deducted from the first pay check of the calendar year.

*refer to the payroll calendar above to determine "A" and "B" paychecks.

Time and Leave reporting

Use the ESS/MSS electronic time and leave reporting process to report all hours and leave used in the bi-weekly pay period.  Timesheets must be electronically submitted by the employee and electronically approved by the supervisor prior to the deadline indicated on the payroll calendar (see above).

Payroll forms

Direct deposit form (pdf.)

W-4 tax withholding form (Note: only page 5 of the 6 page document needs to be completed for tax withholding changes)

Vacation carryover form (.pdf)

Who do I contact?

Mindy Thurin  Profile of Mindy Thurin

Assistant Director, Human Resources
144 Graff Main Hall
mthurin@uwlax.edu
608.785.8640

In addition to onsite contacts, UW-Shared Services assists with the administration of payroll for UW-La Crosse employees.  You may contact them using the information below: