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Payroll Information for Students


Your Responsibilities:

  • Use Cardinal Connect to find available on and off campus jobs
  • Prior to beginning work, submit your Work Study or Temp Service Appointment Form to the Payroll Office 
  • New student employees must complete an I-9 form (found here: https://www.uscis.gov/i-9) and present original proofs prior to working.
  • Report actual hours worked on each time sheet
  • Ensure that you do not exceed more than the limit of 20 hours per week when classes are in session and 29 hours during winter break and summer vacation
  • Direct deposit is now mandatory for all student employees.
  • Verification of Personal Payroll Information
    Student verification of personal payroll information is done online at www.suny.edu/hrportal.
    1. Click on Human Resources Self Service.
    2. Verify your date of birth.
    3. Click on address. If address is correct do nothing.
    4. To change address: select the bubble > click update > change address > submit.
    Verify your payroll information:
    1. Click on View Paycheck.
    2. Verify your date of birth.
    3. Verify Items in red.
    4. If changes need to be made to any of those items, see Payroll.
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