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Payroll Services

Cal Employee Connect (CEC) - 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). Employees may register with Cal Employee Connect (CEC), a tool that provides our employees with instant access to view and/or print and electronically save your own W-2s and earning statements. CEC also is the place to go to update Direct Deposit account information and change your Tax Withholding!

To register for CEC, click the button below for the step-by-step instructions.

CEC Registration Guide
What is available on Cal Employee Connect?

What CEC Can Do


Direct Deposit

To enroll or make changes to your direct deposit, follow the step-by-step instructions by clicking the botton below.

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

CEC Direct Deposit Guide

Tax Withholding Change

To submit a change to your tax withholding, click the button below and follow the step-by-step instructions.
Tax Withholdings Change


Need assistance or have questions?

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