Using Workday

For all employees, Workday is where you manage all your personal and payroll information.

Log on to 
  • Update your home address, phone and emergency contacts.
  • View paystubs and W-2s
  • Update your direct deposit accounts and federal W-4 withholding form.
  • Elect benefits, review them, and update beneficiary information

For those whose work involves human resources and payroll,

Workday is your single site to manage all employment processes, from recruiting and hiring until the day an employee leaves the University. 

Getting Started

one.jpg Make Sure your Browser Supports Workday.

 Contact your local IT help desk or IT Services (773-702-5800) if you have questions about your browser or experience any issues. For Booth School of Business, please contact

Browser Version Requirements
Firefox (recommended) 17.x or Higher (Current version preferred) Requires Adobe® Flash Plugin (10.1.53+)
Google Chrome 20+  
Safari 6.x+ Requires Adobe® Flash Plugin (10.1.53+)
Internet Explorer 9.x+ (Current version preferred)  

two.jpg Go to and log in to Workday using your CNetID and password via the Shibboleth portal.

If you don’t have a CNetID, or can’t remember it, please go to

3.jpg Discover Workday@UChicago!

Once you have finished your tasks in Workday, please log out of the system and shut down your browser. Shutting down your browser will clear browser memory cache and prevent others from accidentally viewing your personal data.

Remember, Workday doesn’t have any historical information prior to its implementation in 2015. For historical information, contact

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Ask a HR question or call 773-702-5800.