UW Information Technology Service Catalog

Services offered by UW-IT to the University of Washington community

Administrative Applications for HR/Payroll

Service Description: 

UW-IT Information Management works in partnership with UW Human Resources, Academic Human Resources, and the Payroll Office to maintain the enterprise administrative applications that support the UW's HR and Payroll business processes.

Applications maintained by Information Management include:

  • Online Payroll Update System (OPUS)
  • Online Work/Leave System (OWLS)
  • Employee Self-Service (ESS)
  • UW Timesheet
  • Time Reporting (ETR/PTR)
  • Early Email Access
  • Data Administration Payroll Personnel (DAPP)

UW faculty, UW staff, UW academic units, UW administrative units 

How to Order: 

For access to HEPPS, see

Access to other HR/Payroll applications is controlled through ASTRA,


No charge

Service Level Description: 

Applications are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for disruptions. On-call staff are available for outage resolution.

Support Information: 

Support is provided by

Contact for More Information: 

Bill Shirey
Director, HR/Payroll Intersections
Email: bshirey@uw.edu
Phone: 206-543-6324

Last Review Date: 
Sat, 2015-04-25
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