Student Employees

Below are a few updates to help student employees navigate Workday and coming changes. Workday is Ohio State’s new tool for managing employee and institutional data. It will equip you with self-service tools that are mobile and easy to use.


What's Changing for Student Employees


Technology Changes Overview for Student Employees

Ohio State Staff - today, I use:Tomorrow, I will use:
  • eTimesheet
  • eProfile (PeopleSoft)
  • Unit Based Timeclocks
  • Student employees in the Health System use Kronos
  • Compass
  • Workday desktop and mobile app
  • A new digital timeclock 
  • Student employees in the Health System continue to use Kronos

HR Requests and Personal Information Changes

  • In the future, all these actions will be done in Workday after logging in with my Ohio State name.# and authenticating through BuckeyePass. 
  • I access Workday to update my personal information and view my payslip (formerly known as a “paycheck”).
  • I can view the reporting structure for my college or unit using interactive org charts with real-time information and updates.
  • If I have an HR question or need, I call the HR Shared Services Center or reach out to my unit’s HR consultant.

Time Tracking and Absence Changes

  • I will track my hours worked in Workday.
  • Some student employees in the Office of Student Life, Department of Athletics and the Office of Administration and Planning will use a new digital timeclock.