Employee Self Service (ESS)

Image Caption Access to Employee Self Service (ESS) is controlled by a username and password supplied by the State System of Higher Education.

If this is your first time using Employee Self Service you must access the Password Self Service link below.

This link will establish a means to recover lost account information.

Once you complete the Password Self Service process simply return to this page and enter the Employee Self Service site by using the second link below.

  • For Employee Self Service Click Here
  • For Password Self Service Click Here (first time users only, you will need your username ID and initial password). If you do not have a user ID and initial password for ESS, please contact a member of the network support team: Doug Gontz x3041, Jie Gong x3241 or Jackie Palumbo x3386.
  • If you forgot your password (and previously completed the Password Self Service process) Click Here to recover your access information.
  • Click Here to change password.

Use the following link to view instructions on ESS Leave Requests: Electronic Leave Request Procedure

Use the following link to view instructions on ESS Leave Approval: Electronic Leave Approval Process

Currently the above links are not 100% compatible with Internet Explorer 8. Users who have IE 8 can still use ESS if they set the browser to compatibility mode.

If you experience trouble accessing the Employee Self Service site, you can download and install the Firefox browser.