Work-study Student Employees

In Workday you will be able to manage your time tracking and payroll.

TIME TRACKING

Select the employee type and role(s) that best suit you to learn more: 

Work-Study Student Employee Working Within

Auxiliary & Business Services:
Do I use time clocks to report time-in and time-out to Workday?
YES
Office of Physical Plant:
Do I continue to use Abacus to report time into Workday?
YES
All other University Departments: 
Do I need to log time-in and time-out in Workday?
YES
Do I need to request time off in Workday? NO

WORK-STUDY STUDENT MANAGER

Do I need to approve time worked for employees
that report to me? 
YES

Learn more about your responsibility as a Manager in Workday.

Work-Study Student Employee in Applied Research Labs/Electro-Optics Center

Do I need to log all time worked to projects in Workday? YES
Do I need to request time off in Workday? YES

TIME WORKED

Work-study student employees will report time-in and time-out in Workday, with the following exceptions:

  • Those in Auxiliary and Business Services will continue to use time clocks to report time-in and time-out.
  • Those in OPP will continue to use Abacus to report time.
  • Those working in the Applied Research Labs/Electro-Optics Center will report time worked to projects.

Work-study student managers, which is defined as anyone with a direct report, will be asked to approve time worked for employees who report to them, if applicable.

TIME OFF 

Work-study student employees will not need to request time off in Workday. 

PAYROLL

Anyone who receives a paycheck from the University will be able to view and print pay slips and W-2’s. Workday enables you to manage your payment elections, such as direct deposit accounts. You will be able to elect up to two direct deposit accounts, plus Penn State Federal Credit Union.