Sign Up for Direct Deposit Step-by-Step

LAST UPDATED: July 21, 2015

Important Information

Once you sign up for direct deposit, your paychecks and any other payments you receive from the University, such as a reimbursement, will be deposited in your bank account.


  • 1

    Log in to HR Self Service if you are a member of the faculty or staff, or TigerHub if you are a student.

  • 2

    Select Payroll from the menu on the left.

  • 3

    Select Direct Deposit.

  • 4

    Click the Add Account button.

  • 5

    In the Account Type field, select Checking or Savings.

  • 6

    In the Routing Number field, enter the 9-digit bank routing number for your bank account. In the Account Number field, enter your bank account number. Both numbers are found on the bottom of your personal bank checks.

  • 7

    If you would like to deposit a flat amount from your paycheck into another account, you may enter up to two additional bank accounts in the "second account" and "third account" sections.  Enter the dollar amount you wish to deposit in the flat amount field. (Note the balance of your paycheck will be deposited into the original direct deposit account.

  • 8

    Click Save. When the Save Confirmation page displays, click OK.


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