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Student Employment

Handshake (job posting service)

Career Services at SUNY Potsdam utilizes Handshake to post student jobs. Learn More

Student Employment Forms

To hire a student for either a student assistantship or work study position these forms need to be completed:

Self Service - www.suny.edu/hrportal

  • Time and Attendance – complete your time record
  • View Paycheck – view your paycheck the Monday before pay day
  • NYS Payroll Online
    • View and print your pay statement
    • Opt out of receiving a paper pay statement
    • View and print current and prior year W-2s
    • Change your tax withholdings
    • View your direct deposit account information

Time and Attendance

Schedule of Due Dates for Hourly Student Time Records

Pay checks and Direct Deposit

  • Direct Deposit Form
  • Paper pay checks and pay stubs for Direct Deposit will be mailed to the address on file.

Understanding your W-2

Employment Resources

  • Handbook for Students and Supervisors
  • Time and Attendance Directions for Students and Supervisors
  • At A Glance Instructions for Students
    • Sign-in to SUNY HR Portal (http://www.suny.edu/hrportal), choosing Potsdam as your campus. Use existing campus User ID and password.
    • Choose Time and Attendance
    • Choose applicable role based on current employment, i.e. Work Study or Student Assistant
    • Select Accrual Period (pay period)
    • Enter Time In and Time Out for each day worked, making sure to save Time record each time
    • Certify and Submit Time Record to your Supervisor only at the end of the pay period
    • Sign out of SUNY browser (upper right hand corner)