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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.

COVID-19 Payroll Information

UltraTime Infomation and Instructions on reporting

For the most up to date information across campus please check https://www.gvsu.edu/coronavirus often. 

For HR information please visit: https://www.gvsu.edu/hro/covid-19-human-resources-faq-1036.htm

For information on student employment please visit: https://www.gvsu.edu/i/covid-19-frequently-asked-questions-223.htm

Unclaimed Paper Paychecks

For those of you that do not have an active direct deposit set up, we highly recommend that you take a moment and fill out the direct deposit form to ensure the delivery of your pay on payday to your bank account without any interruption or need to come to campus.

If you have any unclaimed paper checks that were previously at the cashier windows please reach out to payroll@gvsu,edu


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 below.

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

SAMPLE Federal W-4     Tax Withholding Estimator     Salary Calculator     FAQ 2020 Federal W-4

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

If you haven't already done so we encourage you sign up to receive your 2019 W-2 and 1095-C electronically.

Instructions on how to sign up and print your 2019 W-2 and 1095-C!