Payroll Personnel System (PPS)

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Overview of PPS

PPS is the Payroll/Personnel System maintained by Office of the President. This is the production payroll system accessed through TN3270 (telnet software). It is comprised of:

  • EDB Inquiry-only screens - view current payroll/ personnel employee database information
  • Entry/Update screens - perform a variety of payroll/ personnel actions such as processing new hires, transfers, enrollment to various deductions, etc.
  • On-line Payroll Time Reporting System (OPTRS) screens - allows entry of time data and payroll adjustment transactions

Getting Access

Only authorized users can access PPS. Access is granted based on assigned job duties and requires submission of the following:

See more information at Obtaining Access.

Supplemental content

PPS Menu

When is PPS Available?

PPS Hours

6 AM to 7 PM - Mon-Fri
6 AM to 6 PM - Sat

PPS Help Desk Hours

9 AM to 4 PM - Mon-Fri