Human Resources

Watch this page! Information will be updated with the launch of Workday and the Integrated Service Center (ISC) on June 27, 2017.

As of June 19, 2017, the current UW payroll system (HEPPS; OPUS) and other legacy systems, including Employee Self Service (ESS) and OWLS, will no longer accept edits and will be converted to read-only in preparation for Workday go-live. Learn more about how you can get ready for Workday by visiting the HR/Payroll Modernization Program website.

HR Tools


Workday is UW’s HR and payroll system managed by the Integrated Service Center (ISC). Visit the ISC website for instructional videos and user guides.

My HRTools

Temporary employment tools to use when hiring or monitoring temporary hourly positions in classified or staff helper titles.


The staff employment process is managed through UWHIRES and step-by-step hiring instructions for different types of employment programs and positions can be found on the Hiring web pages.


The UW Online Work/Leave System (OWLS) has been replaced by Workday, but a read-only view is available to time keepers.