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Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Administrative Applications for HR/Payroll

Service Description

UW-IT Information Management works in partnership with UW Human Resources, Academic Human Resources, and the Payroll Office to maintain the enterprise administrative applications that support the UW's HR and Payroll business processes.

Applications maintained by Information Management include:

  • Online Payroll Update System (OPUS)
  • Online Work/Leave System (OWLS)
  • Employee Self-Service (ESS)
  • UW Timesheet
  • Time Reporting (ETR/PTR)
  • Early Email Access
  • Data Administration Payroll Personnel (DAPP)


UW faculty, UW staff, UW academic units, UW administrative units

How to Order

For access to HEPPS, see

Access to other HR/Payroll applications is controlled through ASTRA,


No charge

Service Level Description

Applications are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for disruptions. On-call staff are available for outage resolution.

Support Information

Support is provided by


Last Review Date: 04/25/2015