This Payroll Department website is a resource to Faculty, Staff and Students to access information regarding payroll processes, forms, answers to questions, links and contact information.



Employee Self Service allows you to manage your personal information electronically without having to submit paper or call human resources or payroll. View and/or update your address and phone number, paycheck information, current and previous W-2s, benefit information and more, all accessible through the GVSU Employee Self Service module.


All passwords are to be treated as sensitive, confidential Grand Valley State University information. Once you have completed your self-service session, remember to sign out of the system. Stay up to date on the latest Cyber Security information that GVSU has posted.

Review Your Paycheck Withholding for Federal Taxes

The IRS is advising taxpayers (you) to review your paycheck withholding for federal taxes for this year and next year.  The tax reform bill will affect everyone and may have an unexpected financial impact when you file your personal tax return.

These helpful links to the IRS page and the tax calculator are here to help you determine if you are having enough federal taxes withheld on your total household income. Also, a 5 minute IRS YouTube video that walks you through how to use the calculator.  Please read the questions carefully. 

Tax Calculator and Tax Tips

If you would like to test scenarios on how much your paycheck will change by increasing or decreasing your exemptions for the remainder of this year please use the Salary Calculator

If you would like to submit a new Federal W-4 form, please click here and return the form to our office by intercampus (1035 JHZ) or by fax to 616-331-3975

Request and Print your W-2 & 1095-C Electronically

If you haven't already done so we encourage you sign up to receive your 2018 W-2 and 1095-C electronically.

Click here for instructions on how to sign up and print your 2018 W-2!

IRS Publication 5330

The New Tax Cut Law will Impact Your 2018 Tax Return

Click here for more information