1040 payroll paperwork, calculator and cash


Payroll department

The Payroll Department is housed within Human Resources and is responsible for bi-weekly and monthly payroll for all faculty, staff, and students.

W2s for 2021

W-2 forms for the 2021 tax year will be mailed the week of January 18 from the ADP print facility located in California. If you do not receive your W2 in the mail by February 1, please send an email to HR at HumanResources@creighton.edu or call 402.280.2709.

W-2 forms are now available online in myHR. View instructions on how to view and download your W-2 in myHR.

Enhanced Payslips

Your payslip is a valuable resource that lets you see information about your pay, tax withholdings, 403b, voluntary deductions, sick and vacation balances, and more. The payslip has recently been enhanced and now provides details about Creighton’s contributions towards your insurance coverage and 403b. This quick reference guide details the changes you can expect to see on your payslip and explains what the changes mean. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources at 402.280.2709 or send us an email at HumanResources@creighton.edu.

Payroll Schedules

Creighton pays employees either on an exempt/monthly or non-exempt/bi-weekly basis. For information on pay dates and when time cards are due, please see the payroll schedule below.

Notice for Monthly Paid Employees Regarding Memorial Day

Monday, May 31 is Memorial Day and a bank holiday. As such monthly paid employees will be receive their direct deposit for the month of May on Friday, May 28.
Should you have any questions regarding payroll, please contact Human Resources at 402-280-2709.

2021/2022 Payroll Schedule [Bi-Weekly and Monthly]

2022/2023 Payroll Schedule [Bi-Weekly and Monthly]

Tax & Direct Deposit Information

W-4 Information

Please consult an accountant or visit the IRS website for guidance with questions regarding what allowances to claim on your W-4. The Payroll staff are not accountants and will not give advice for filling out the W-4 form.

W-2 Location

Employees may view their federal or state withholding documents within myHR.

Direct Deposit

It is Creighton University’s policy that all staff and faculty have direct deposit set up for payroll. All new employees must complete a direct deposit form as a part of their new hire paperwork. Any current employees wishing to update their direct deposit information should contact Human Resources at 402-280-2709. Please note, all changes to direct deposit information must be received in Human Resources at least FOUR BUSINESS DAYS prior to your payment date. View the payroll calendar.

If you are setting up your direct deposit and are unsure of which grouping of numbers is your direct deposit, please view our Direct Deposit Helpful Hints guide to assist you in setting up your direct deposit. Reminder, your credit, debit, or ATM cards are NOT your account numbers.

Social Security Wage Base 2020 Increase

The Social Security Administration (SSA) announced that the 2020 social security wage base will be $137,700. By comparison, the 2019 wage base was $132,900. View the SSA Fact Sheet. As in prior years, there is no limit to the wages subject to the Medicare tax; therefore, all covered wages are still subject to the 1.45% tax. As in 2019, wages paid in excess of $200,000 in 2020 will be subject to an extra 0.9% Medicare tax that will only be withheld from employees' wages.

The FICA tax rate which is comprised of the Social Security Tax rate of 6.2% and Medicare Tax rate of 1.45% will total 7.65% for 2020 up to the social security wage base.

2018 Payroll Notices