As the semester comes to a close, employees should be aware of the Friday, December 23 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 you are off campus—call the IT Help Desk at (309) 438-4357 if you require assistance setting up your VPN)
  2. Navigate to and login using your ULID and password
  3. Select Login to iPeople
  4. Select the Direct Deposit tile
  5. Under Accounts, select the plus sign to add your bank account
  6. Select OK to acknowledge your 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 your banking institution)
    • Account Number (can be obtained from your check or by contacting your banking institution)
    • Retype Account Number
    • Account Type: Select Checking or Savings
    • Deposit Type: You are encouraged to select Remaining Balance
  8. Select Save
  9. Call the Payroll Office at (309) 438-7677 to get your Direct Deposit approved
    • The Payroll Office is open 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

University closure

Due to university closures, the University Payroll Office will be closed from 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 23 through 8 a.m. on Monday, January 4.

Paper paychecks

Until further notice, paper paychecks will continue to be mailed to employees not enrolled in Direct Deposit. Employees should ensure that their mailing address is up to date.

  • To confirm a mailing address:
    • Login to iPeople and select My Paycheck
    • Review the address listed in the upper left-hand corner of your paycheck
  • To Change a Mailing Address:
    • Follow the instructions posted online