For assistance with general payroll questions, please call the HR Service Center at (205) 348-7732. If your question requires a technical payroll investigation, you may be referred to the appropriate payroll contact. If you are calling regarding a specific employee, please have the employee’s CWID available.

Holiday Schedules:

2021 Holiday ScheduleFor calendar year 2021 the University will observe the following holidays or holiday periods.
Extended Winter HolidayDue to the pandemic, the five paid holiday days UA employees would normally get for Spring holidays 2021 have been shifted to provide an extended Winter break beginning Saturday, Dec. 19, and continuing through Wednesday, Jan. 6. The Winter break was originally scheduled Dec. 23 – Jan 3.
New Year’s Day:Friday, January 1, 2021
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:Monday, January 18, 2021
Memorial DayMonday, May 31, 2021
Independence Day:Monday, July 5, 2021
Labor Day:Monday, September 6, 2021
Thanksgiving:Thursday, November 25, 2021 through Sunday, November 28, 2021
Winter Holidays:The 2021 Holiday Period will begin on Thursday, December 23, 2021 and will extend through Monday, January 3, 2022
2022 Holiday ScheduleFor calendar year 2022 the University will observe the following holidays or holiday periods.
2021 Winter HolidayThe 2021 Holiday Period will begin on Thursday, December 23, 2021 and will extend through Monday, January 3, 2022
New Year's Day:Saturday, January 1, 2022
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day:Monday, January 17, 2022
Spring Break:Saturday, March 12, 2022 through March 20, 2022
Memorial Day:Monday, May 30, 2022
Independence Day:Monday, July 4, 2022
Labor Day:Monday, September 5, 2022
Thanksgiving:Thursday, November 24, 2022 through Sunday, November 27, 2022
Winter Holidays:The 2022 Holiday Period will begin on Thursday, December 22, 2022 through Tuesday, January 3, 2023

For guidelines on how to compensate employees who are required to work on or during any of
the above holidays or holiday periods, please  call Human Resources at (205) 348-7732.


Bi-weekly Payroll Schedules:

Pay IDNo.POMPay Period BeginsPay Period EndsE-Time Due by Noon OnePAs Due In InputPay Date
BW11December 27, 2020January 9, 2021January 11, 2021January 4, 2021January 15, 2021
BW22January 10, 2021January 23, 2021January 25, 2021January 15, 2021January 29, 2021
BW31January 24, 2021February 6, 2021February 8, 2021January 29, 2021February 12, 2021
BW42February 7, 2021February 20, 2021February 22, 2021February 12, 2021February 26, 2021
BW51February 21, 2021March 6, 2021March 8, 2021February 26, 2021March 12, 2021
BW62March 7, 2021March 20, 2021March 22, 2021March 12, 2021March 26, 2021
BW71March 21, 2021April 3, 2021April 5, 2021March 26, 2021April 9, 2021
BW82April 4, 2021April 17, 2021April 19, 2021April 9, 2021April 23, 2021
BW91April 18, 2021May 1, 2021May 3, 2021April 23, 2021May 7, 2021
BW102May 2, 2021May 15, 2021May 17, 2021May 7, 2021May 21, 2021
BW111May 16, 2021May 29, 2021June 1, 2021May 21, 2021June 4, 2021
BW122May 30, 2021June 12, 2021June 14, 2021June 4, 2021June 18, 2021
BW131June 13, 2021June 26, 2021June 28, 2021June 18, 2021July 2, 2021
BW142June 27, 2021July 10, 2021July 12, 2021July 2, 2021July 16, 2021
BW153July 11, 2021July 24, 2021July 26, 2021July 16, 2021July 30, 2021
BW161July 25, 2021August 7, 2021August 9, 2021July 30, 2021August 13, 2021
BW172August 8, 2021August 21, 2021August 23, 2021August 13, 2021August 27, 2021
BW181August 22, 2021September 4, 2021September 7, 2021August 27, 2021September 10, 2021
BW192September 5, 2021September 18, 2021September 20, 2021September 10, 2021September 24, 2021
BW201September 19, 2021October 2, 2021October 4, 2021September 24, 2021October 8, 2021
BW212October 3, 2021October 16, 2021October 18, 2021October 8, 2021October 22, 2021
BW221October 17, 2021October 30, 2021November 1, 2021October 22, 2021November 5, 2021
BW232October 31, 2021November 13, 2021November 15, 2021November 5, 2021November 19, 2021
BW241November 14, 2021November 27, 2021November 29, 2021November 19, 2021December 3, 2021
BW252November 28, 2021December 11, 2021December 13, 2021December 3, 2021December 17, 2021
BW263December 12, 2021December 25, 2021December 17, 2021December 3, 2021December 22, 2021
BW11December 26, 2021January 8, 2022January 10, 2022January 4, 2022January 14, 2022

The bi-weekly payroll is processed every other week with payday on Fridays. Checks will not be available for pickup, but will be mailed on the pay date to the local mailing address we have on file. We encourage you to set up your direct deposit to avoid delays in receiving your pay.


Monthly Payroll Schedule

Pay IDNo.POMPay Period BeginsPay Period EndsePAs Due In InputPay Date
MO11January 1, 2021January 31, 2021January 4, 2021January 29, 2021
MO21February 1, 2021February 28, 2021January 29, 2021February 26, 2021
MO31March 1, 2021March 31, 2021February 26, 2021March 31, 2021
MO41April 1, 2021April 30, 2021April 2, 2021April 30, 2021
MO51May 1, 2021May 31, 2021April 30, 2021May 28, 2021
MO61June 1, 2021June 30, 2021June 4, 2021June 30, 2021
MO71July 1, 2021July 31, 2021July 2, 2021July 30, 2021
MO81August 1, 2021August 31, 2021July 30, 2021August 31, 2021
MO91September 1, 2021September 30, 2021September 3, 2021September 30, 2021
MO101October 1, 2021October 31, 2021October 1, 2021October 29, 2021
MO111November 1, 2021November 30, 2021October 29, 2021November 30, 2021
MO121December 1, 2021December 31, 2021December 3, 2021December 22, 2021

The monthly payroll is processed once a month with payday on the last work day of the month. Please refer to the monthly payroll schedule above for Personnel Action form (PA) submission deadlines. PA forms that are submitted after the deadline will result in late pay to the employee(s).

ATTENTION: To avoid possible overpayment to an employee that is terminating in the same month as his/her last pay date, please contact Monica Hatchett at (205) 348-8215, to stop the appointment in the system while the PA is being processed.


Mid-Month/Supplemental Payroll Schedule

Pay IDNo.POMPay Period BeginsPay Period EndsePAs Due In InputPay Date
SP11December 1, 2020December 31, 2020January 4, 2021January 15, 2021
SP21January 1, 2021January 31, 2021January 29, 2021February 12, 2021
SP31February 1, 2021February 28, 2021February 26, 2021March 15, 2021
SP41March 1, 2021March 31, 2021April 2, 2021April 15, 2021
SP51April 1, 2021April 30, 2021April 30, 2021May 14, 2021
SP61May 1, 2021May 31, 2021June 4, 2021June 15, 2021
SP71June 1, 2021June 30, 2021July 2, 2021July 15, 2021
SP81July 1, 2021July 31, 2021July 30, 2021August 13, 2021
SP91August 1, 2021August 31, 2021September 3, 2021September 15, 2021
SP101September 1, 2021September 30, 2021October 1, 2021October 15, 2021
SP111October 1, 2021October 31, 2021October 29, 2021November 15, 2021
SP121November 1, 2021November 30, 2021December 3, 2021December 15, 2021

The mid-month/supplemental payroll is processed once per month with a pay date on the 15th. If the 15th of the month falls on a weekend, the pay date is the preceding Friday.


Summer/Interim Payroll Schedule

Pay IDNo.POMPay Period BeginsPay Period EndsePAs Due In InputPay Date
SI11December 14, 2020January 5, 2021January 7, 2021January 14, 2021
SI21May 3, 2021May 21, 2021May 7, 2021May 21, 2021
SI31May 25, 2021June 25, 2021June 4, 2021June 25, 2021
SI41June 29, 2021July 30, 2021July 9, 2021July 30, 2021

The summer/interim payroll is processed once a month with payday on the last day of class.


Summer Research Payroll Schedule

The summer research payroll is processed in May, June, July, and August, and is on the same Personnel Action form (PA) due date and pay date schedule as the monthly payroll (see monthly payroll schedule above for PA form deadlines).