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Workday is a centralized, cloud-based system used by the UW for payroll, human resources, and all related employee self-service needs. Workday is supported by the Integrated Service Center (ISC). Visit the ISC website to access Workday, view instructional videos and user guides or to contact the help desk.

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Workday news

  • Reminder: Record Thanksgiving as Holiday Time Off in Workday

    November 17, 2017

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    Most UW employees need to sign into Workday and record that they are taking the day off on an official UW holiday. This applies to staff who accrue time off and who would normally work on the day on which the holiday falls. However, Department of Intercollegiate Athletic coaches and academic personnel (faculty, librarians, residents and fellows and other academic staff) do not need to track time off for holidays in Workday. Medical Centers employees report time off for holiday hours in Kronos. Review the quick guide and full user guide for time off, and check out related information on the Time Off page of the Integrated Service Center website.

  • Preparing for Tax Season in Workday

    November 8, 2017

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    With the tax year ending next month, now is the time to start preparing. Ensure that your taxes are accurate and delivered on time with these two simple steps: verify your address is correct in Workday and opt out of paper tax forms. When you elect to receive your tax documents online, you’ll be able to access them two weeks before paper tax forms are even mailed.

  • Attend a Benefits Fair to learn about Open Enrollment

    October 24, 2017

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    Open Enrollment kicks off next week and runs from November 1-30. Stop by one of the three Benefits Fairs to learn about the changes you can make to your health insurance, dental plan, Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance Program: Health Sciences Lobby on Tuesday, October 31. Harborview Research & Training Building on Wednesday, November 1. Husky Union Building (HUB), Seattle Campus on Thursday, November 2. All three fairs run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Understand your payslip in Workday

    October 19, 2017

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    Get information on understanding your payslip by visiting the Integrated Service Center website, including details on your deductions, payslip FAQs, and where to find old payslips. The website also features a general FAQ section, regular news alerts, as well as tips on how to get help more quickly at the ISC.

  • Did you know? You can access your year-end tax forms earlier in Workday

    October 18, 2017

    U.S. 1040 income tax return form with laptop and glasses

    With Workday, you can access your tax forms online two weeks before paper tax forms are mailed. In addition to providing a more secure – and quicker – way to receive your tax filing information, going digital and opting out of paper tax forms helps the UW reduce time and money costs. Opt out of paper forms now with these simple steps.

  • Prepare for Open Enrollment – November 1-30

    October 13, 2017

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    Get ready for Open Enrollment now by confirming your address in Workday is current; your address must be within your health insurance company’s network area. Attend a UW Benefits Fair on Oct. 31 (Health Sciences lobby), Nov. 1 (Harborview) or Nov. 2 (HUB ballroom), where you can learn about health plans, insurance and other benefit options and talk with health plan representatives.