Direct Deposit

Purdue University employees receive their checks electronically and have it directly deposited into their banks.  If the following steps are not completed before 4:30 PM on Wednesday, August 16th, you will receive a paper check that will need to be picked up at HOVDE, Room 5, within 3 days of your first pay date.  You will be required to show a photo ID when picking up your check in HOVDE.
Instructions for Direct DepositLocation of Bank Information in Employee Self-Service.
  1. Log on to
  2. Click "Employee Self-Service"
  3. Click "Personal Information"
  4. Click "Bank Information" (it cannot be an International account)
  5. Since this is your first time setting up an account, you will check the "Check here if you do not have a bank on file with Purdue" and enter in your hire date and birthdate. Click "Submit"
  6. Under "Main Bank," click "Edit"
  7. Enter in your US Bank Routing Number (also called ABA number), Bank Account Number, and select either Checking or Savings.  If you are unsure what your routing or account number is, you can contact your bank or look at your bank's website for more information.
    • Your debit card or credit card number is not your Bank Account Number.
  8. Click "Review" and ensure that all information entered is correct.
  9. Click "Save"
  10. Log out of Portal

If you are not able to enroll by 4:30 PM, August 16th, the system will reopen on August 22nd.

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