Your Paycheck

Upon hire, UF employees will be asked to provide their bank account routing information to establish direct deposit of their paychecks. Employees can view and print copies of their electronic paycheck in myUFL, UF’s portal for faculty and staff. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about your electronic paycheck. Click on a question to find the answer below.

General/View Paycheck

Direct Deposit

Net Pay


General/View Paycheck

What does my electronic paycheck look like?
Click here to view a sample of your electronic paycheck. You will be able to view and print a copy of your pay stub and leave balances online via “View Paycheck.” In myUFL, navigate to My Self Service > Payroll and Compensation > View Paycheck to view your electronic pay check.

What do all the codes on my paycheck mean?
A number of codes are reflected on university paychecks. The following documents can help you to better understand your paycheck:

How do I print my electronic paycheck from View Paycheck?
After navigating to My Self Service > Payroll and Compensation > View Paycheck, select the link for “Printer Friendly Version,” then print. You may have to hold down your keyboard’s control key (CTRL) if a pop-up blocker has been installed on your computer.

How do I find prior electronic paychecks in myUFL?
Navigate to View Paycheck as described above, then click on “View a Different Payment.” Please note that when looking at prior compensation, the dates listed are based on the last day of the pay cycle, not the date the check was cut. For example, if you are looking for the June 3, 2011, paycheck, you should click on the May 25, 2011, link.

Why can’t I see year-to-date (YTD) amounts in prior paychecks?
“View Paycheck” in myUFL was designed only to show the YTD amount on the current payroll (i.e., the paycheck that is displayed when you first click on the View Paycheck link in myUFL). Because retroactive changes may occur, the current display always has the most accurate information.

The address on “View Paycheck” is incorrect or missing. What do I do?
This means your “Permanent Home Address,” which in myUFL is considered distinct from your “Local Home Address,” is not listed in the UF Directory. Please update your Permanent Home Address in the UF Directory by logging on to the myUFL portal and following this navigational path to add a missing address:

> My Account > Update My Directory Profile > Addresses and Phone Numbers (orange header) > Add New Addresses and Related Phone Numbers (link on menu at left) > Permanent Home Mailing Address

To change an existing address, select the radio button by “Permanent Home Mailing Address,” click the “Submit” button, and then edit accordingly.

Important Note: If you leave the “first day in effect” and “last day in effect” as they are, the address will take effect the same day you added it and will remain in effect until a change is made (RECOMMENDED).

You may also contact your department’s Directory Coordinator to help you update or change your address (or other information) stored in the UF Directory. The Directory is the sole source of contact information for the University and is used to populate the myUFL system. Changes made in the Directory should be reflected within 24 hours.

I am an international employee (Nonresident Alien). What is the deadline each year for UF to provide my 1042-S?
The IRS deadline for mailing 1042-S forms to international employees is March 15. International employees should NOT file their U.S. income tax returns until they receive their 1042-S forms.

When I login at myUFL, the address bar displays the URL as https://my.ufl.edu, indicating that the site is secure.  However, once logged in, the URL is displayed as http://my.ufl.edu. Is the site secure?
Yes. The portal site uses SSL for all transactions that require encryption. Password transactions are encrypted and use SSL. Financial, personnel and student record transactions will be encrypted. The portal does not encrypt news stories. The portal uses encryption where it is necessary and does not use encryption when it is not necessary.

To see if a page is encrypted in myUFL please use the following steps.

Internet Explorer:

    1. Right click in the browser window.
    2. Select ‘Properties’.
    3. If encrypted, the ‘Connection’ field will display, “SSL 3.0, RC4 with 128 bit encryption (High); RSA with 1024 bit exchange”.

Netscape Navigator:

    1. Right click in the browser window.
    2. Select ’Web Page Info’.
    3. Click on the ’Security’ tab
    4. If encrypted, “Connection Encrypted: High–grade Encryption (RC4 128 bit)”, will be displayed.

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Direct Deposit

How do I submit my Direct Deposit Authorization Form?
All new hire and rehired employees must submit a Direct Deposit form electronically via GatorStart.

How do I make a change to my banking information?
An employee may make changes to his banking information in two ways:

  • The employee may change his bank information by navigating to My Self Service > Payroll and Compensation > Direct Deposit, OR
  • The employee may submit one of the following forms to University Payroll and Tax Services:
      1. Direct Deposit Authorization, OR
      2. Direct Deposit for Multiple Accounts

Please note that an employee may have up to three bank accounts for direct deposit.  These may be entered by the employee in My Self Services or specified on the Direct Deposit for Multiple Accounts form.

What if I have questions regarding my direct deposit?
Please contact University Payroll and Tax Services at 392-1231.

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Net Pay

I understand there are two basic methods for computing federal income taxes: the Table Rate for regular wages and a Supplemental Rate at 25% for many of the non-regular payments like bonuses. Which method does myUFL use?
The Table Rate will be used for all payments with one exception: the Supplemental Rate will be used to compute the gross-up amount for Superior Accomplishment Awards and various other Recognition awards.  These awards will be taxed at the 25% supplemental rate. Generally the amount withheld will be in proportion to your regular wages. If your regular pay is relatively low, your taxes withheld will be relatively low. If your earnings are relatively large and you are in a high-income bracket, your withholdings will be higher on non-regular payments.

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