Faculty & Staff Paid Monthly

When do I get paid?
Refer to the Payroll Calendar.

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Can my check be direct deposited into my bank account?
To set up direct deposit, log into 1600grand. Select the Employment/My Job tab. Under the Employment Details heading is a Direct Deposit link for you to add a direct deposit allocation.

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How much did I get paid in a given pay period?
Payment records can be viewed on 1600grand.

  1. Click on the "Employment/My Job" tab
  2. Find the "Employment Details" channel
  3. Click on "Pay Stub "

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I've lost my check! What do I do to get it replaced?
If a check is lost, destroyed, or stolen, it should be reported to the Payroll Department. The Payroll Department will place a stop payment upon the check in question. There is a $20.00 stop payment fee. Once payroll receives confirmation that the check has not been cashed, a replacement check will be issued. This process can take up to 48 hours to complete.

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How do I complete leave reports (salaried staff only)?
Macalester uses an online time reporting system via 1600grand. For more information and instructions follow the links below.

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How is my salary calculated?
All questions concerning salaries should be directed to the Provost (faculty) and/ or Employment Services (salaried staff).

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What are my tax withholdings?
Tax withholding is done in accordance with your W-4 Form. Complete a new W4 Form if you would like to make a change to your tax withholdings. Special rules apply to international faculty and staff.

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I wonder what my check will look like if I change my tax exemptions or my TDA?
www.Paycheckcity.com is a website you can use for these "what if" situations. The instructions will walk you through entering the information from your Macalester College payroll check necessary for the calculation. You need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the instructions.

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Where is my paycheck delivered?
Your payroll check is delivered to your current permanent address on file with Employment Services. To view or change your address, visit 1600grand and look for the "Personal Information" channel on the "Employment/My Job" tab.

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What is my vacation, medical, or other paid leaves balance? (Salaried Staff only)
Leave balances can be viewed on 1600grand.

  1. Click on the "Employment/My Job" tab
  2. Find the "Employment Details" channel
  3. Click on "Leave Details"

Detailed leave accrual and usage records can be viewed by clicking on each leave type.

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