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SMU is the academic home to more than 11,000 students. SMU’s enrollment includes more than 800 students from 92 foreign countries, in addition to students from all 50 states and the District of Columbia.


Payroll: Forms 

The job records of temporary staff, student workers, and adjunct faculty are maintained by the Payroll Department at SMU. The following forms are to be used for submitting employee information to the Payroll Department. Please remember that all matters relating to the job records of benefit-eligible employees are maintained by the Department of Human Resources, not Payroll.

All of the forms below should be completed and submitted directly to the Payroll Department once all appropriate signatures have been acquired.


Address Change (for temporary employees including students and adjuncts)

Alien Determination Form (for foreign nationals)

Biweekly Timecard Template

Direct Deposit Authorization Form (for all employees)

Extra Compensation Form - Please use the the electronic process in the Access.SMU for submitting extra compensation payments. Click here for training.

Off-cycle Check Request

Pay Paper Approval Authorization

Payroll Authorization Form – Adjunct Faculty

Payroll Authorization Form - Benefit-Eligible Staff and Faculty

Payroll Authorization Form – Student Worker

Payroll Authorization Form – Temporary Staff

TIMEaccess Confidentiality Agreement

W-2 or 1042-S Request Form

W-4 [form] Employee's Withholding Allowance Certificate