BUSS is the university's employee self-service portal.    


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2019 Pay Date Calendar

Payroll deadlines and pay days can be found by clicking the calendar below:

All authorized transactions must be received atleast 5* business day before pay dates noted on calendar to ensure timely processing.

* Please allow 2 extra days during peak volume summer months. Anything received after this time is not guaranteed and will be processed in the following pay cycle.

Human Resources Systems/Payroll

Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) works diligently to improve administrative processes concerning benefits, job and budget data for university employees. We also strive to provide outstanding university payroll services.  

For your convenience, information and forms for HR and payroll matters are listed here.


Feel free to contact us here. You will receive a ticket number via email, and we’ll get back to you right away.



Maria Canellos, Director HRIS, mcanellos@brandeis.edu 


Joseph Loynd, Director, jloyndj@brandeis.edu, 781-736-4495

Brandeis University Self-Service (BUSS) 

BUSS is the secure, convenient, self-service portal for university employees to complete a number of transactions, such as personal information updates and past paycheck reviews.

BUSS requires login with a UNet username and password.

Users can:

  • Add and update personal and contact information
  • Submit name-change requests*
  • Enroll in the university's emergency-notification system
  • Review pay checks dating back to May 2002
  • Review total compensation and benefit statements from 2016
  • Review W-2 forms from 2013
  • Change direct-deposit allocations
  • Search and apply for Brandeis staff jobs

*Name changes are reviewed, approved and finalized by the payroll office. The name must match the name on record with the Social Security Administration. The name change will appear online and on your paycheck. You will also receive an e-mail regarding the status of your request.

To Access BUSS

From On Campus

  1. Go to https://secureweb.brandeis.edu/buss/
  2. Enter your UNet ID and password
  3. Click "Sign In"

From Off Campus

Users must sign in from the “wormhole,” see link below.
  1. Go to https://wormhole.brandeis.edu
  2. Enter your UNet username and password
  3. Under "Web Bookmarks," click the BUSS link

Helpful Resources:

Information & Forms

Human Resources


Organizational Charts

In order to provide employees with easy access to organizational information that shows the structure of the university and how departments interact with each other, the university uses OrgPublisher. The online tool allows users to view and print updated organizational charts.

Click here to view the Brandeis organizational charts. 

Have any questions on the university’s organizational system? Contact HRIS at hris@brandeis.edu.