Self Service

> Access Employee Self Service

SSO Phase 1
First phase of the RF's Single Sign-On initative went live on Saturday, September 4. Please feel free to review the video or the Quick Start Guide.

To access Employee Self Service, you will need to log in with your RF user name and password.

If you forgot your password, get help here.

If you are a first time user, set password here.

The Research Foundation Employee Self Service website offers many features:

  • Easy access to your direct deposit payslips, paycheck stubs, tax forms, benefits information and more. 
  • Ability to quickly and accurately do tasks online, such as:
    • Enroll for benefits
    • Enter dependents and beneficiaries
    • Update your contact information
    • Process expense reimbursements (if that feature is enabled at your campus)
  • More environmentally friendly than using paper forms.

How To Guides

Read the guides below for tips on how to perform the following tasks in the different areas of Employee Self Service. You can also access the full printable guide.

Benefits Guide  | Graduate Student Benefits Guide | How-To Video: Benefits Self Service

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My Benefits 
*You will only see 
benefits for which
you are eligible.

Enrollment Guidelines

View Your Current Benefits

Enroll or change your benefits

Enroll or make changes to optional retiremen

HR Administrator Guide | Non-exempt E-time Reporting Guide | Exempt E-time Reporting Guide | Supervisor Guide

Short Demonstration Non-exempt | Short demonstration Exempt | Short demonstration Supervisor

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My Time *this menu item is only available if your campus is using this feature

Enter your biweely timecard or monthly exception report

Payroll Guide

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Pay Methods

Add or update the way you receive your pay.

My Contact Information

Change the way you receive your W-2.

My W-2

Review your W-2 online.

My Payslip

Review your payslip online.

My Tax Form

Review and update your federal and/or state tax withholding.

Contact Information Guide

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My Contact Information

Update your email address, phone number and mailing address.

Acknowledgements and Certifications Guide

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Code of Conduct 

Acknowledge and certify required documents that are applicable to you.

Employee Handbook

Wage Theft Prevention Act

iExpense (Expense Reimbursements) Training

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Submit travel and expense reimbursements.

Self Service Availability 
Self Service is always available except for planned system maintenance daily between 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and 2 a.m. - 4:00 a.m. EST. 

If you receive an error message, the application is temporarily down for unexpected reasons. To view details about unplanned downtime, log in to the RF website and look under the Business Applications area on your homepage.

Contact your campus HR office with questions about data within Employee Self Service or rules regarding transactions.

Contact RF Customer Services at (518) 434-7222 for assistance accessing and using Employee Self Service.