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All employees must be approved in Charleston before they can start work and be put on the payroll.

Salaried Shepherd University Employees
Salaried employees are paid in arrears on a semi-monthly basis at Shepherd University. If employed less than 12 months, salary can be spread over 24 pay periods, but Payroll must be notified before the fiscal year begins.

Designated pay days are:

15 and 30 if there are 30 days in a month.
16 and 31 if there are 31 days in a month.

If the pay day falls on the weekend, the pay day is usually the preceding Friday.

Adjunct Faculty
Adjunct faculty at Shepherd University are paid six times each semester. If all paperwork is received, their pay schedule will be:

Fall: October 16 thru December 31
Spring: February 28 thru May 16

Part-time Hourly Employees
Part-time hourly employees at Shepherd University are paid in arrears on a semi-monthly basis.

Timesheets are due on the 12 and 27 of each month. If these dates fall on the weekend, then timesheets are due the preceding Friday. If these dates need to be changed (i.e., Thanksgiving and Christmas) the campus will be notified of the new deadlines.

Employees may elect Direct Deposit. Your salary may now be distributed into more than one account (i.e., savings, checking, money market, etc.).

Related Links

West Virginia State Auditor’s Office

Payroll Authorization Form

Human Resources Forms

Student Employment