Welcome to HR Direct

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The self-service application available to all UMASS Medical School employees to manage their human resource and payroll information.

Employee Self Service (ESS) allows employees to:

  • View and Print your Paycheck on-line
  • Update your Personal Information
  • Update your Emergency Contacts
  • Update/Change Direct Deposit info
  • Update Federal (W4) and Massachusetts Tax (M4) withholding
  • View and Print W-2 information
  • Update/Change timesheet if department is using this method of time reporting


Manager Self Service (MSS) allows managers to:

  • Update Job & Personal Information
  • Manage Time Approval

We have several Online Trainings and Job Aids to provide additional support for you.