2023 December Payroll Schedule

The University will be closed from Friday, December 22, 2023 through Monday, January 1, 2024 for the holiday break. As a result, Payroll will need to change the December 2023 payroll schedule.  These changes are necessary to ensure the completion of payroll processing around the holiday break.

Weekly Payroll

Time Entry & Approval Dates
Time Entry will be locked from Monday, December 18 through Thursday, December 21 and will reopen on Friday, December 22 for the weeks of 12/11 - 12/17 and 12/18 - 12/24.  Employees will not be able to modify or submit time during these locked periods.  Please note, all time entries must be completed by December 18, plan accordingly.

Work Week 12/11 through 12/17; Pay Date 12/21

  • Enter actual hours worked for Monday, December 11 through Sunday, December 17
  • Time entries for this period must be completed by the end of the day on Sunday, December 17
  • Manager approvals are due by 9 a.m. on Monday, December 18.

Work Week 12/18 through 12/24; Pay Date 12/22
  • Enter estimated hours for Monday, December 18 through Sunday, December 24
  • Time entries and manager approvals for this period must be completed by 6 p.m. on Monday, December 18

Work Week 12/26 through 12/31; Pay Date 1/5

  • Paid Holiday hours for December 25 through January 1 will be automatically entered/approved for this week
  • Corrections to estimated hours previously submitted should be completed by Tuesday, January 2 at 10 a.m.
  • Employees working this week should enter hours per usual, as they are worked.
Semi-Monthly Payroll

Pay Period                                           Pay Date                                               Note

12/1 through 12/15                               Friday, December 15                             Normal pay date for this payroll
12/16 through 12/31                             Friday, December 22                             Advance pay date (normal pay date Dec. 29)

Direct deposits will process as usual.  Live checks will be mailed to the address on file in Workday via USPS. For more information, contact Payroll / payroll@fairfield.edu.

For more information, contact Payroll / 203-254-4000 / payroll@fairfield.edu