UW Information Technology

Workday is Coming!

UW is on schedule to move from our 35-year old legacy payroll system to Workday in June 2017. Workday is a modern, easy-to-use software based in the cloud, allowing regular updates. Workday has the potential to transform the way we work at the University, making us more efficient, streamlined and employee friendly.

Program News & Updates


We’re getting a new HR/Payroll system

The new Human Resources/Payroll (HR/P) system, Workday, is scheduled to go live here at the University of Washington in June.

Our current system, HEPPS, is fragile and out of date at 35-years-old. Workday is a modern system that offers many benefits to staff, faculty, and student workers.

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The Benefits of Workday

Change can be a little scary, but Workday promises to make your day-to-day HR and Payroll operations easier! Workday will significantly improve HR and Payroll compliance, reduce risk, provide better data for decision making, and increase efficiencies across the institution. It will also enable people across the University to work more efficiently by having consistent, streamlined and modern practices. There are many benefits to Workday!

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