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Student Employment


Career Services at SUNY Potsdam has moved its on-campus employment posting system from BearTracker to Handshake. Handshake is a platform where all on-campus employment will be advertised. Having one platform for posting opportunities to students allows for equity and ease of access to High Impact Practices, such as campus employment, internships, and volunteering.

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Student Employment Forms

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

Self Service -

  • 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

Pay checks and Direct Deposit

  • Direct Deposit Form
  • Paper pay checks and pay stubs for Direct Deposit will be sent to your Barrington box.  If you do not have a Barrington box, it will be mailed to the address on file.

Understanding your W-2

Employment Resources