Special Payroll Information

The University uses Special Payroll for certain types of short term, temporary, seasonal, and, part-time professional staffing needs. Temporary services typically involve less than six months of continuous employment. At UConn, Special Payroll is governed by two statutory sources: CGS10a-20 and CGS10a-108(a) governing the appointment of professional staff at the University. For more details please reference the Special Payroll Policy.

Who To Contact

To help ensure questions get to the right place quickly, please remember to contact Special Payroll with policy or procedural questions via SPAR@uconn.edu and Workforce Solutions with questions about PageUp via workforce@uconn.edu. Here are a couple example topics and who to contact:

TOPIC CONTACT
Special Payroll Policy (e.g. is this appointment appropriate for special payroll?) SPAR@uconn.edu
Titles SPAR@uconn.edu
Compensation SPAR@uconn.edu
Appointment Dates SPAR@uconn.edu
Conflict of Interest SPAR@uconn.edu
Dual Employment Policy and Form (including record #'s to complete the dual employment form) SPAR@uconn.edu
Navigating PageUp (including how to submit a request, workflow, big picture process) workforce@uconn.edu
Applicant Assistance workforce@uconn.edu
Cancel Request workforce@uconn.edu
PageUp Export Questions workforce@uconn.edu

Compensation

Effective August 23, 2020, per AAUP Contract article 19.7, the Adjunct Faculty per credit minimum rate is $1,732 per credit. For adjuncts with more than two academic years of continuous employment, the minimum remuneration shall be a 2% increase. Please see chart below:

Credits Stipend (Minimum) 2% Increase (Minimum)
1 $1,732.00 $1,766.64
2 $3,464.00 $3,533.28
3 $5,196.00 $5,299.92
4 $6,928.00 $7,066.56

Effective August 23, 2022, per AAUP Contract article 19.7, there is a new Adjunct Faculty per credit minimum rate, $1,888 per credit. For Adjuncts with more than two academic years (four semesters) of continuous employment, the minimum remuneration shall be a 2% increase rate. For Adjuncts with more than six academic years (twelve semesters) of continuous employment, the minimum remuneration shall be a 3% increase rate.

Credits Stipend (Minimum) 2% Increase (Minimum) 3% Increase (Minimum)
1 $1,888.00 $1,925.76 $1,944.64
2 $3,776.00 $3,851.52 $3,889.28
3 $5,664.00 $5,777.28 $5,833.92
4 $7,552.00 $7,703.04 $7,778.56

Per Public Act No. 19-4, the State of Connecticut minimum wage is as follows:

Effective Date Minimum Wage
August 1, 2021 $13.00
July 1, 2022 $14.00
June 1, 2023 $15.00

Please use the following link to Payroll’s website to assist in calculating the correct biweekly stipend and total allotment for the duration of a graduate student’s research appointment https://payroll.uconn.edu/special-grad-calculator/

Special Payroll 2021/2022 Dates and Deadlines

Session Start Date End Date Due in PageUp
To Receive PageUp Approval By Due in SmartHR First Check
Last Check
Winter Intersession Non-Faculty 12/27/2021 1/18/2022 10/20/2021 11/24/2021 12/6/2021 1/14/2022
(4 days)
2/10/2022
(3 days)
Winter Intersession Full-Time Faculty 12/27/2021 1/18/2022 11/12/2021* 12/17/2021* 12/30/2021 1/14/2022
(4 days)
2/10/2022
(3 days)
Spring 1/18/2022 5/10/2022 10/27/2021 12/8/2021 12/27/2021 2/10/2022
(8 days)
6/3/2022
(3 days)
Summer Research Non-Faculty 5/23/2022 8/22/2022 3/4/2022 4/12/2022 4/22/2022 6/17/2022
(9 days)
9/9/2022
(7 days)
Summer Research Faculty 5/23/2022 8/22/2022 3/4/2022* 4/12/2022* 4/22/2022 6/17/2022
(9 days)
9/9/2022
(7 days)
Fall 8/29/2022 12/21/2022 5/27/2022 7/18/2022 7/29/2022 9/23/2022
(9 days)
1/13/2022
(4 days)

*indicates PageUp submission dates for 11-month faculty only. 9- and 10-month faculty are entered directly in SmartHR.
Full Summer dates noted above (5/23/2022-8/22/2022) are typically used for Faculty or Graduate Students performing research during the summer.

SUMMER SESSION 2022 DATES AND DEADLINES

Session Start Date End Date Due in PageUp with UH/VP Approval
To Receive PageUp Approval By Due in SmartHR First Check
Last Check
May Term Non-Faculty 5/9/2022 5/31/2022 3/4/2022 4/7/2022 4/22/2022 6/3/2022
(9 days)
6/17/2022
(8 days)
May Term Faculty 5/9/2022 5/31/2022 3/25/2022* 4/28/2022* 5/13/2022 6/3/2022
(9 days)
6/17/2022
(8 days)
Summer Session 1 Non-Faculty 5/31/2022 7/5/2022 3/15/2022 5/2/2022 5/13/2022 6/17/2022
(3 days)
7/29/2022
(3 days)
Summer Session 1 Faculty 5/31/2022 7/5/2022 5/25/2022* 5/30/2022* 6/6/2022 6/17/2022
(3 days)
7/29/2022
(3 days)
Alt Session 1 Non-Faculty 5/31/2022 7/11/2022 3/15/2022 5/2/2022 5/13/2022 6/17/2022
(3 days)
7/29/2022
(7 days)
Alt Session 1 Faculty 5/31/2022 7/11/2022 5/25/2022* 5/30/2022* 6/6/2022 6/17/2022
(3 days)
7/29/2022
(7 days)
Summer Session 2 Non-Faculty 7/11/2022 8/15/2022 4/19/2022 6/3/2022 6/24/2022 7/29/2022
(4 days)
9/9/2022
(2 days)
Summer Session 2 Faculty 7/11/2022 8/15/2022 5/25/2022* 6/27/2022* 7/18/2022 7/29/2022
(4 days)
9/9/2022
(2 days)
Alt Session 2 Non-Faculty 7/11/2022 8/22/2022 4/19/2022 6/3/2022 6/24/2022 7/29/2022
(4 days)
9/9/2022
(7 days)
Alt Session 2 Faculty 7/11/2022 8/22/2022 5/25/2022* 6/27/2022* 7/18/2022 7/29/2022
(4 days)
9/9/2022
(7 days)
SSP Non-Faculty 5/9/2022 8/29/2022 3/4/2022 (variable) 4/7/2022 (variable) variable 6/3/2022
(9 days)
variable
9/23/2022
(2 days)
SSP Faculty 5/9/2022 8/29/2022 3/4/2022* (variable) 4/7/2022* (variable) variable 6/3/2022
(9 days)
variable
9/23/2022
(2 days)
variable

*indicates PageUp submission dates for 11-month faculty only. 9- and 10-month faculty are entered directly in SmartHR.

Winter 2021/Summer 2022 Intersession Faculty Compensation

Per Article 38.1 of the AAUP contract, effective May 7, 2022, the following compensation information should be used for full-time faculty who teach credit bearing courses during summer or winter sessions:

Credits MINIMUM:

The faculty member must minimally earn:

MAXIMUM:

If the faculty's annual salary is at or below $97,425.00, the maximum is:

MAXIMUM:

If the faculty's annual salary is between $97,426.00 and $157,213.00, then:

MAXIMUM:

If faculty's annual salary is Greater Than Professor Average Salary of $157,213.00, the maximum is:

1 Credit $1,794.00 - plus $210 per credit per student for enrollment above 8 students $3,897.00 Calculate at 4.00% $6,288.52
2 Credits $3,588.00 - plus $210 per credit per student for enrollment above 8 students $7,794.00 Calculate at 8.00% $12,577.04
3 Credits $5,382.00 - plus $210 per credit per student for enrollment above 8 students $11,691.00 Calculate at 12.00% $18,865.56
4 Credits $7,176.00 - plus $210 per credit per student for enrollment above 8 students $15,588.00 Calculate at 16.00% $25,154.08