CSU uses a paperless system for all pay advice information. Employees can view and print their pay advice in Employee Self-Service. Information about pre and after tax deductions can be found here.

Sample Pay Advice

  • Section 1: Pay Information: References pay period information such as pay date, personal information, and work location. Included are CSU email address, social security number, CSU employee number, assignment number and home address. Employer name and organization is your current department and work address.
  • Section 2: Pay Period & Salary: This area contains your assignment number, assignment type, whether you are paid biweekly or monthly (this example is monthly), pay date, pay period begin and end dates, pay rate, and annual salary (in this example both are indicating the yearly rate).
  • Section 3: Summary: This area contains your assignment number, assignment type, whether you are paid biweekly or monthly (this example is monthly), pay date, pay period begin and end dates, pay rate, and annual salary (in this example both are indicating the yearly rate).
  • Section 4: Hours and Earnings: This displays your elected number of hours and types of hours for which you are being paid (current hours) and the amount for each category (current amount). Also included are the Year-To-Date hours and Year-To-Date amounts for each of the categories. If overtime was earned or sick/vacation time was used then these would show separately under description.
  • Section 5: Pre-Tax Deductions: These reference any pre-tax deductions (deductions taken prior to taxation) you have elected which may include flexible spending accounts, insurance benefits, retirement accounts, etc. This will include the current pay period amount as well as the Year-To-Date amount.
  • Section 6: Taxes: This displays mandatory tax deductions for current pay period as well as the Year-To-Date amount.
  • Section 7: After-Tax Deductions: This section lists any after-tax deductions elected which include parking and some benefit deductions. This will include the current deduction for the pay period and the Year-To-Date total amount deducted.
  • Section 8: Tax Withholding Information: References elected federal and state filing status including any additional amount elected to send to the corresponding tax agency.
  • Section 9: Net Pay Distribution: This area refers to elected direct deposit information including bank name, account type (Checking or Savings), account number except for the final four digits and the amount of the deposit for this pay period.
  • Section 10: Third Party Payment: This section contains information for Third Party pay such as garnishments, levies, child support, student loan garnishment, etc. If your income is garnished by a legal entity the information pertaining to the payee and the amount deducted from your pay would be listed.