Payroll Information & Guidelines


Service, Support and Student Staff Payroll

You will need an MIT CA and Personal Site Certificates on your computer to access the links below to enter your time sheet. To obtain a Personal Certificate go to

Time and Vacation Entry on Atlas Online Gateway

The Knowledge Base is a web site that provides the MIT community with direct asscess to end-user resources. To view the HR-Payroll resources go to

Time sheets are processed electronically in Atlas on a weekly basis. Support, Service Staff and Students should click on the "Time and Vacation Entry" on the Menu tab, then "Time Sheet Entry" link on the right.

If you have any questions on the Atlas Payroll System, please contact the following people:

Mary Curtin, 617 253-2394
Caitlin Sulham, 617 253-9285

Time Sheet Deadlines

All Times sheets MUST BE submitted by employee and approved by supervisor or designated approver NO LATER than 12:00 PM on Monday.

When am I Paid?

Typically, your bank will credit your account on payday on Friday for hours worked the previous week.