As the semester comes to a close, employees should be aware of the Friday, December 20, pay date and University closures.

Enroll in Direct Deposit
Skip the trip to the Payroll Office by enrolling in direct deposit:

  1. Ensure you are on the Illinois State University network (use VPN if off campus. Call the IT Help Desk at 309-438-4357 for assistance setting up VPN)
  2. Navigate to and login using ULID and password
  3. Select Login to iPeople
  4. Select the Direct Deposit tile
  5. Under Accounts, select the plus sign to add bank account
  6. Select OK to acknowledge acceptance of the terms and conditions
  7. On the Add Account screen, enter the following information:
    – Nickname (assign a description or name to your account)
    – Routing Number (can be obtained from your check or by contacting banking institution)
    – Account Number (can be obtained from your check or by contacting banking institution)
    – Retype Account Number
    – Account Type: Select Checking or Savings
    – Deposit Type: You are encouraged to select Remaining Balance
  1. Select Save
  2. Call the Payroll Office at 309-438-7677 to get your direct deposit approved. The Payroll Office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

University Closure
Due to University closures the University Payroll Office will be closed from 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2019 through 8 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2020.

Paycheck Pickup
Employees who receive a “hard copy” payroll check should plan to pick up their checks by 4:30 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2019 at the University Payroll Office located in College Place Uptown, Suite E. A photo ID is required for pickup.