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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.

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


schedule an appointment 


UHD Payroll & Records Contacts
Name Title Email Office Phone #
April Frank Director, Payroll and Records 713-221-8422
Jackie Batiste Payroll Specialist 713-221-8971
Katalina Castillo HR Records Specialist 713-221-8429