Student Employment Payroll FAQ
- When do I get paid?
- I was expecting a check and didn't receive it, what should I do?
- How much did I get paid in a given pay period?
- Can my paycheck be direct deposited into my personal bank account?
- Can my paycheck be applied to my Macalester Student Accounts?
- I wonder what my check will look like if I change my tax exemptions or benefits?
- I've lost my check! What do I do to get it replaced?
- How is my rate of pay calculated?
- What are my tax withholdings?
- Where can I learn more about Student Employment?
When do I get paid?
Refer to the Payroll Calendar.
Refer to the Payroll Calendar. Check with your Supervisor.
How much did I get paid in a given pay period?
Payment records can be viewed on 1600grand.
- Click on the Employment/My Job tab.
- Find the Employment Details channel.
- Click on Pay Stub.
Detailed earnings and deductions information can be accessed by following the same directions above and clicking on Earnings History or Deductions History located at the bottom of the Pay Stub page.
Can my check be direct deposited into my bank account?
Set up Direct Deposit by completing the Direct Deposit Authorization Form and deliver the completed form to the Payroll Department at 77 Mac, Suite 302.
This form is to be used by students to authorize Macalester College to deposit their Student Employment work-study earnings directly on to their student billing account. Please return this completed form to the cashier in the Student Accounts Office. Work study will be credited to the student’s billing account as it is earned and only if it is authorized to do so.
I wonder what my check will look like if I change my tax exemptions or my TDA?
Go to www.paycheckcity.com and try out the paycheck calculators to view your net pay based on different tax withholding options. Paycheck City instructions lists the details from your Macalester College payroll check needed to run different scenarios.
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.
How is my rate of pay calculated?
All questions concerning staff rates of pay should be directed to Student Employment under Pay Rates.
What are my tax withholdings?
Tax withholding is done in accordance with your W-4 Form, complete and submit a new one to make changes to your tax withholdings. Special rules apply to international faculty and staff.
Where can I learn more about Student Employment?
Student Employment is a part of Employment Services. More information about Student Employment can be found on the Student Employment website.