Workday Help

Workday Champions

Workday Champions

Pictured Left to Right:  Tracy Rogers, Coy Martin, Judy Easley, Belinda Benson, Arlana Martin, Anne Vieira and Christi Spruill.

Not Pictured:  Jodi White, Seleta Edge, Valerie Fulkerson, Brenda Flanagan, Hyunjung Lee, Kristi Taylor, and Misti Payne.


Tips & Tricks:

The Workday interface has gotten a facelift! 

The new look will be unveiled on June 7, 2018.  Below is a sneak peak of the new landing page:

Workday New Interface

Vacation Carryover

Birthday Leave

Improve Searches

Internal applicants MUST apply through the internal career site, no exceptions.  Once submitted, an applicant cannot change any information – it must be completed by the Recruiting Partner.

Career Workday Button

DENY at any point in the BP means the business process must begin again.  Unless you truly mean to deny the process, use Send Back or Cancel.

Summer Student Hiring:

Summer 2018 GA Procedures

Summer 2018 Student Worker Procedures

Pre-Hire Delegations

Instructions on how to delegate tasks to an HR Partner

Pre-Hire Set Up Form for Student Workers, RA's, Temps and Graduate Assistants

To help facilitate and expedite the hiring process for Student Workers, RA’s, Temps and Graduate Assistants, a Pre-Hire Set Up Form has been created.   This information is a prerequisite in order to initiate the required background check and complete the Pre-Hire process.  Before you can initiate the hiring process, you will be required to send the completed form to Once you have sent this to HR, you may proceed with the hiring process.

NOTE: Please keep in mind we need to follow proper security measures due to the information required. The form is secured when emailed within the university email system, however, this security does not expand to Gmail, yahoo, or other outside accounts. Please be vigilant when acquiring this information.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact, Christina Clark at or call 903-886-5282. Visit the Student Employment Information page.

Minor Hiring Form

For any person who may be younger than 19, age should be verified by a certificate of Age from the Texas Workforce Commission, a Federal Certificate of Age from the U.S. Department of Labor, or other documentation acceptable to the employing institution’s or agency’s Human Resources Officer. A Minor’s Employment Release and age documentation must be maintained on any employee younger than 18. Visit the Student Employment Information page.

For online help and job aids, please visit:

Say Hello to Workday: Employees YouTube Video

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Workday?

What is Workday YouTube Video

The Texas A&M University System has chosen Workday as the new online human resources and payroll system for human capital management, payroll, talent and performance management, time reporting, and benefits.  The go-live date is December 17, 2017.

Workday is a new generation of cloud-based applications.  Texas A&M University System is replacing its legacy mainframe payroll and human resource systems with Workday.

What systems will Workday replace?

  • BPP
  • EPAs
  • Guardian Electronic I-9
  • HRConnect
  • iBenefits
  • LeaveTraq
  • PeopleAdmin (PATH)
  • TimeTraq

Who will use Workday?

University employees including faculty, staff, and student employees with a valid SSO logon will have access to Workday.

Will there be training for Workday?

We will post training guides and all available materials in TrainTraq or at this website for quick reference.  Training and educational opportunities will be available in fall 2017 and will be communicated through listserve, email, and this web page.

Is my information secure on Workday?

Yes.  Your information is safe whether accessed through the university’s server or another web connection. 

When I do a search, I do not get the same results as others.

What you have access to in Workday depends on your security role.  However, in order to improve your searches and to search all of Workday at one time, please see job aid Improved Searches in Workday to change settings. 

How do I enter birthday leave in Workday?

Please see job aid Birthday Time Off

Learn more about Workday in Higher Education HERE!