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Payroll

All Faculty and Staff are considered employees of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Employees are paid every other Friday (bi-weekly) through the State payroll system (HR/CMS), in the week following the end of the pay period.

Click here to view the payroll calendar

Self Service

Self Service Time and Attendance allows employees to enter time, and supervisors to approve time. Additionally, employees can perform the below listed tasks on self-service:

  • Report hours worked
  • View paycheck information
  • View earned leave time
  • View W-2 information
  • Update personal information
  • Manage your paycheck direct deposit

Login to SSTA at https://hrcms-prod.state.ma.us. Enter your employee ID (six-digit payroll ID number) in the user ID field and your assigned password to get to your online timesheet. If this is your first time logging in to SSTA your temporary password will be your Employee ID plus the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number. You will be prompted to change your password upon initial login.