E-mail accounts needed to view direct deposit pay advices

Effective Jan. 1, 2008, the university stopped printing paper direct deposit advices (paystubs). All university employees on direct deposit now receive an e-mail notification for each pay to view their pay stubs online through Employee Self-Service (ESS) at

Setting up an e-mail account

In order to receive the e-mail notification, you need an AccessNet user account and password, which can be created at Scroll to the bottom of the page. Click on the link for faculty and staff. Then, follow the prompts to create your account information.

To complete the process, you need your TUid, which is printed on both your Temple University OWLcard and your pay stub.

Once you have an AccessNet user name and password, go to your Temple e-mail account at If you need assistance in activating your account, contact the Computer Services Help Desk at 215-204-8000 or send an e-mail to

More reasons to have an e-mail account: Human Resources uses e-mail as a way to send employees important reminders and notifications about pay, benefits, and health and safety information.

Still getting paper paychecks? If so, Temple encourages you to sign up for direct deposit, the university’s preferred method of pay. It’s convenient, confidential, secure and reliable. Human Resources will be working with all full- and part-time regular employees not enrolled in direct deposit by mid-March 2008, to enroll them in Temple’s new PAYroll Card Program, which will replace the paper paycheck.

For more information, contact the Payroll Management office at 215-204-3116 or stop by University Services Building, room 201, where two ESS kiosks are available for use.