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The Biomedical Researchers in Training Experience (BRITE) program, sponsored by SMU and UT-Southwestern’s Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, allows undergraduate students to study and perform research at both schools.


Payroll: TIMEaccess

TIMEaccess is the timekeeping module within the overall Access.SMU administrative system.

TIMEaccess is used to report time worked and time taken off by all non-exempt employees. TIMEaccess is also used report time off for regular exempt staff employees.


System Availability

TIMEaccess is available 24 hours a day, except for scheduled maintenance on Thursday evenings from 5:45 -7:45 PM.

In addition, special maintenance requirements may cause the system to be unavailable at other times. Details will be posted in the ‘Announcement’ section on Access.SMU.


Reference Documents and Helpful Information

·        Payroll processing deadlines

·        Rounding of Hours

·        Timeclock Locations

·        TIMEaccess Exceptions

·        TIMEaccess List Serve

·        TIMEaccess Training Classes

·        TIMEaccess Training Guides, Tutorials, and Job Aids



For assistance (including general usage questions), contact the OIT Help Desk at 214-768-4357 or email help@smu.edu.

The process to initiate or change a TIMEaccess user’s access (Webclock, biweekly supervisor, or monthly delegate approver) is done by submitting the appropriate Account Request Form via the OIT Online Help Site.