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​The Payroll Department at the University of Houston-Downtown coordinates and administers the payroll process for all University employees while adhering to University of Houston System guidelines as well as federal and state regulations.

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The Payroll Department is responsible for all payroll operations, including the following activities: 

  • Making accurate and timely payments to all employees on the University payroll
  • Making all statutory and non-statutory deductions and verifying that all required record-keeping and reporting procedures are followed
  • Maintaining records and reports required by the University of Houston System and/or federal and state governmental agencies pertaining to personnel paid through the payroll system
  • Time Reporting and Absence Management (TRAM) administration
  • Establishing payroll policies and procedures
  • Payroll reallocations​
  • Training employees and managers on the PeopleSoft HRMS system and added features
  • Assisting departments with the processing of payroll data
  • Providing answers to payroll-related questions
  • Processing electronic personnel action forms 
  • Assisting employees in processing direct deposit requests and other forms pertinent to payroll functions​

UHD employees may contact a member of the Payroll Department ​at​.

The ESO Payroll Department is open by appointment only during UHD COVID-19 Step 1 – Red and Step 2 – Orange.


UHD Payroll & Records Contacts

​Name​Title​Email​Office Phone #
​April Frank​Director, Payroll and​713/221-8422
​Jackie Batiste​Payroll​713/221-8971


Last updated 11/11/2020 4:44 AM