Important information for graduate students beginning employment in May 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

All new graduate student employees will be required to complete the onboarding process in Workday, which includes setting up banking information for direct deposit. The onboarding process needs to be completed as soon as possible to ensure that pay can be issued at the end of each month. Graduate students who have completed onboarding in a previous term will be prompted to verify or update their information. If you need assistance, please contact or ext. 35935.

Steps to complete the onboarding process

  1. Once you are hired into Workday, you will receive an email to claim your WatIAM system identity from
  2. Using your WatIAM, log in to Workday to complete the onboarding items in your inbox. View the Workday User Guides (New Employees > Onboarding) for step-by-step instructions.
  3. You will need to enter your personal information, SIN number and banking and in order to be paid through direct deposit.