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Employee Self Service Information

Employee Self Service (ESS) Portal: https://irisweb.tennessee.edu/irj/portal

Help documentation: https://irishelp.tennessee.edu/gm/folder-1.11.2120

Helpful Hints:

  • Bi-weekly employees should record only working time on the last day of your work week to allow time for the system to update overnight (you can enter your time as early as the beginning of your shift on that day)
  • All leave (annual leave, sick leave, etc.) must be entered via the leave request system
    • Submit leave in plenty of time to allow for your supervisor to approve ahead of time for it to populate in your timesheet
  • Make sure you are in the current pay period when entering your time
  • Use the check button to ensure you have 40 hours per week
  • Save your time when you are ready to submit
  • Monthly employees should submit leave requests throughout the month to ensure they populate when it is time to certify your time
  • Supervisors:
    • Have a proxy in case you are unable to approve time before the deadline
    • Periodically check your inbox to see if you have time or leave requests to approve
    • Approve leave requests in a timely manner

UT Holiday and Administrative Closing Schedules

Biweekly Timesheet Deadlines (Staff, Students Assistants & Work Study)

Pay Period EndingBiWeekly (Staff, Students Assistants & Work Study) Timesheets due by 8:30AMBiweekly Paycheck Issued Date
Sunday, November 24, 2019Monday, November 25, 2019Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Sunday, December 8, 2019Monday, December 9, 2019Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Sunday, December 22, 2019Friday, December 20, 2019Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Sunday, January 5, 2020Monday, January 6, 2020Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Sunday, January 19, 2020Tuesday, January 21, 2020Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Sunday, February 2, 2020Monday, February 3, 2020Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Sunday, February 16, 2020Monday, February 17, 2020Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Sunday, March 1, 2020Monday, March 2, 2020Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Sunday, March 15, 2020Monday, March 16, 2020Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Sunday, March 29, 2020Monday, March 30, 2020Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Sunday, April 12, 2020Monday, April 13, 2020Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Sunday, April 26, 2020Monday, April 27, 2020Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Sunday, May 10, 2020Monday, May 11, 2020Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Sunday, May 24, 2020Tuesday, May 26, 2020Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Sunday, June 7, 2020Monday, June 8, 2020Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Sunday, June 21, 2020Monday, June 22, 2020Tuesday, June 30, 2020

* For payroll periods that end on a holiday, submit your time on your last working shift of that pay period.

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