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“I feel fortunate to work with colleagues who are passionate about making Illinois State University a welcoming environment for all who live, learn, and work here.”
Nikki Brauer
Director, Health Promotion and Wellness
“Working at ISU is about providing the highest level of service to our campus community, and exemplifying the true spirit of teamwork.”
Aaron Woodruff
University Police Chief
“The environment and people here really support personal and professional growth, as well as fostering a strong-knit community.”
Rosie Hauck
Associate Professor
“I am passionate about giving our student employees creative, hands on opportunities that provide them with a positive outlook into the world of food.”
Desarae Topolski
Food Service Administrator II


Civil Service Typing Test Eliminated

The State Universities Civil Service System is eliminating the typing test for all of the civil service examinations. The effective date for this change is December 15, 2015. The Human Resources Office for each employer within the system will schedule civil service testing based on university/agency policies. Read More.

Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Beginning August 16, 2015, Illinois State University will limit the number of work hours/week to 28 hours for student employees, graduate assistants, civil service extra-help, and other employment types who work 4.5 months or less or are otherwise ineligible for the State's group health insurance benefits under the State of Illinois Group Insurance Act. The work week will commence at 12:00 a.m. on Monday and conclude at 11:59 p.m., Sunday. Read More.


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To ensure timely payment, leave balance accuracy, and compliance with the State Ethics Act, employee time must be reported online in the campus' human resources information system - iPeople. Here is a quick look at upcoming time reporting due dates (semi-monthly employee dates reflected below, monthly employees 'End of Pay Period' are always the dates reflecting 'last day of month' in the chart):

End of Pay Period: Manager Approval Deadline:
Monday, Nov. 30 Wed., Dec. 2
Friday, Dec. 11* Monday, Dec. 14*
Thurs., Dec. 31 Tuesday, Jan. 5
Friday, Jan. 15 Wed., Jan. 20

*Employee timesheet submittal due date of December 11 includes estimated hours through the end of Dec. 15.

Click here to view a full 2015 calendar year of dates for deadlines to submit and approve time

Click here to view a full 2016 calendar year of dates for deadlines to submit and approve time

Pay Dates and Payroll Calendars are available on the
Payroll Website

Training & Tutorials for Employees and Managers

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Department Events

Manager Timesheet Approval Deadline iPeople
Wed, December 2, 2015 4:00 PM - 4:00 PM Nelson Smith Building (NSB)

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