The UW System , Effective 01/01/2015, sets forth the criteria for consistent application of compensatory time regarding eligibility, maximum accrual amounts and use/payouts among all UW System institutions.
The Optional General Payroll Deductions policy sets forth the criteria for establishing new optional general payroll deductions and defines the annual review process for active optional general payroll deductions.
If an institution wants to request a new optional general payroll deduction, the deduction must meet the criteria set forth in the above policy and the request must be submitted to the UW Service Center via the New Optional General Payroll Deduction Request form.
Effective July 1, 2014, 25 general deductions will be deactivated. See the list of deactivated deductions.
The University of Wisconsin System (UWS) is required, by law or regulation, to transmit data to various governmental agencies. An essential piece of information required is an employee's correct Social Security number. A Social Security Number Correction Policy as been provided to UWS institutions to be followed when an outside governmental agency advises us of a Social Security or other employment authorization discrepancy for a UWS employee.
The University of Wisconsin System (UWS) payroll adheres to federal and state payroll laws. Several policies specific to the University are:
- UW System Administrative Policy 215 (SYS 215): Payment Methods and Timing for Payroll
- UW System Administrative Policy 235 (SYS 235): Personal Services Payments
- UW System Administrative Policy 230 (SYS 230): Salary & Fringe Benefits Calculations for Unclassified Staff
The UW Service Center processes payroll for all of UWS.