The University’s payroll process runs on a 2 week cycle designated as a pay period. Each pay period begins on a Saturday and ends on a Friday. Pay checks are payable the Friday following the end of a pay period. For more information regarding pay schedules, enrolling in direct deposit, and accessing your Employee Dashboard, please visit Understanding Your Paycheck. New Hire Assistance Click here for our New Hire Assistance guide, containing information on Blackboard training, how to request an ID card, parking decal and more. Signing your contract Please logon to WP Connect and click the "Notifications" menu item (under your Name) at the upper right corner to access your contract. Additional Resources Take advantage of the many discounts and perks of your employment, including WP Presents!, the Fitness Center and on campus dining options. Visit the Information Technology website to set up your e-mail account and access WPconnect, find troubleshooting information for your e-mail, voice and telephone services, wireless access, software programs, and other computer-related issues.