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Payroll Services

Cal Employee Connect (CEC)
NEW Service for CSU Employees!

As a California State University (CSU) employee, your pay warrant/direct deposit advice and annual W-2 are issued by the State Controller’s Office (SCO). Previously, these hard copy documents have been the only way to access a record of your earnings from the SCO Payroll System.

Employees now have the opportunity to register with Cal Employee Connect (CEC), a tool that provides our employees with instant access to their wages and earnings information, creating opportunities for self-service  to view, print, and electronically save their own W-2s, direct deposit earning statements, and more.

What is available on Cal Employee Connect?

What CEC Can Do

How do I sign up?

To sign up, follow the step-by-step instructions in the CEC Registration Guide.

Direct Deposit Enrollment/Changes

To enroll or make changes to your direct deposit, follow the step-by-step instructions in the CEC Direct Deposit Guide.

*Cancellations must be submitted directly to HR - Payroll Services. The form can be found here.

Need assistance or have questions?

Please email us at: or look up your Payroll Technician here to email them directly.