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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

Pay Period EndingBiWeekly (Staff, Students Assistants & Work Study) Timesheets due by 8:30AMBiweekly Paycheck Issued Date
Sunday, January 2, 2022Monday, January 3, 2022Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Sunday, January 16, 2022Tuesday, January 18, 2022Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Sunday, January 30, 2022Monday, January 31, 2022Tuesday, February 8, 2022
Sunday, February 13, 2022Monday, February 14, 2022Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Sunday, February 27, 2022Monday, February 28, 2022Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Sunday, March 13, 2022Monday, March 14, 2022Tuesday, March 22, 2022
Sunday, March 27, 2022Monday, March 28, 2022Tuesday, April 5, 2022
Sunday, April 10, 2022Monday, April 11, 2022Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Sunday, April 24, 2022Monday, April 25, 2022Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Sunday, May 8, 2022Monday, May 9, 2022Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Sunday, May 22, 2022Monday, May 23, 2022Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Sunday, June 5, 2022Monday, June 6, 2022Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Sunday, June 19, 2022Monday, June 20, 2022Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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

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