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Payroll and Compensation

All full-time, benefits-eligible part-time, and adjunct faculty employees are paid on a semi-monthly basis on the 15th and the last working day of each month. If the 15th or the last working day of the month falls on a holiday or a weekend, payroll will be paid on the Friday before.

Part-time, extra-help employees, to include work study students, will be paid on a semi-monthly arrears (hourly) pay schedule.



Workday Application

You can do the following by logging into your Workday Profile:

  • View your Payslips
  • View and change your Payment Elections (Please Note: To add or edit a direct deposit account or change payment elections, you must be on your institution's network or on an allowable VPN. Please contact the UAFS IT Service Desk for more information.)
  • View and change your Tax Elections
  • View your Time Off
  • View or update your Contact Information and Emergency Contacts.


2024-2025 Holiday Pay Schedule

Observed Holiday
Thursday, July 4, 2024
Independence Day
Monday, Sept. 2, 2024
Labor Day
Thursday, Nov. 28, 2024
Thanksgiving Day
Friday, Nov.29, 2024
Thanksgiving Holiday*
Monday, Dec. 23, 2024
Charged to Annual Leave**
Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2024
Christmas Eve
Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2024
Christmas Day
Thursday, Dec. 26, 2024
In lieu of Veteran's Day***
Friday, Dec. 27, 2024
In lieu of Employee's Birthday***
Monday, Dec. 30, 2024
Charged to annual leave**
Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2024
Charged to annual leave**
Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2025
New Year's Day
Monday, Jan. 20, 2025
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Friday, March 28, 2025
In lieu of George Washington's Birthday
Daisy Gatson Bates Day
Monday, May 26, 2025 Memorial Day
* Tentative by proclamation of the governor.
** Employees may use annual leave, comp time, or if all eligible paid leave has been exhausted, take the day as leave without pay (LWOP).
*** Employees must not use holidays deferred under a campus holiday schedule in advance of its intended purpose.

When an employee is required to work a scheduled holiday, the hours worked will be banked and will accrue in a category called “University Holiday,” and that category will be charged when the leave is used. These hours will appear on an employee’s leave report and use of such hours should be in accordance with UAFS and UA System policy.

All full-time and eligible part-time employees receive holiday pay provided they are in paid status the last scheduled work day before the holiday and the first scheduled work day after the holiday, in accordance with Arkansas Code Ann. § 1-5-104.