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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 bi-weekly basis at Shepherd University, with payday being every other Friday. If employed less than 12 months, salary can be spread over 24 pay periods, but Payroll must be notified before the fiscal year begins.

Adjunct Faculty
Adjunct faculty at Shepherd University are generally paid six times each semester. If all paperwork is received, their first pay will be within six weeks of the beginning of the semester.

Fall: mid October thru the end of December
Spring: end of February thru the end of May

Hourly Employees
Hourly employees at Shepherd University are paid in arrears on a bi-weekly basis, with pay day being every other Friday.

Employees not electing Direct Deposit will be paid with a pay card. Your salary may 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