RF Employee Self Service

> Access Employee Self Service

To access Employee Self Service, you will need to log in with your RF website user name and password.

If you don't have an account you can set one up here. 

If you forgot your password, get help here.

The Research Foundation Employee Self Service website offers many features:

  • Easy access to your direct deposit payslips, paycheck stubs, tax forms, benefits information and more.

  • Ability to quickly and accurately do tasks online, such as:
    • Enroll for benefits
    • Enter dependents and beneficiaries
    • Update your contact information
    • Process expense reimbursements (if that feature is enabled at your campus)

  • More environmentally friendly than using paper forms.

How To Guides
Read the guides below for tips on how to perform the following tasks in the different areas of Employee Self Service. You can also access the full printable guide.

Benefits Guide  | Graduate Student Benefits Guide | How-To Video: Benefits Self Service

Menu Item  Task
My Benefits
*You will only see
benefits for which
you are eligible.

Enrollment Guidelines

View Your Current Benefits
Enroll or change your benefits
Enroll or make changes to optional retiremen

Payroll Guide

Menu Item  Task
Pay Methods

Add or update the way you receive your pay.

My Contact Information Change the way you receive your W-2.
My W-2 Review your W-2 online.
My Payslip Review your payslip online.
My Tax Form Review and update your federal and/or state tax withholding.

Contact Information Guide

Menu Item  Task
My Contact Information

Update your email address, phone number and mailing address.

Acknowledgements and Certifications Guide

Menu Item  Task
Code of Conduct

Acknowledge and certify required documents that are applicable to you.

Employee Handbook
Wage Theft Prevention Act

iExpense (Expense Reimbursements) Training

Menu Item Task

Submit travel and expense reimbursements.

Self Service Availability 
Self Service is always available except for planned system maintenance daily between 6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. and 2 a.m. - 4:00 a.m. EST. 

If you receive an error message, the application is temporarily down for unexpected reasons. To view details about unplanned downtime, log in to the RF website and look under the Business Applications area on your homepage.

Contact your campus HR office with questions about data within Employee Self Service or rules regarding transactions.

Contact RF Customer Services at (518) 434-7222 for assistance accessing and using Employee Self Service.