FAQ - myTime Students
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1. Am I required to use myTime?
Yes, all students who are hired through LMU’s Student Employment Program will be required to record their time in the myTime timekeeping system throughout the year.
2. Will I still be paid the same amount each pay period?
Your hourly rate will not change; however, your paycheck amounts will be smaller each pay period because you will be paid more frequently.
3. If I currently have direct deposit, will I need to re-enroll in it?
No, there will be no change to your direct deposit. You don’t have to do anything.
4. Can I elect to have my payments directly deposited to my student account?
Yes, you can still request this from the Student Accounts department.
5. Can I access the myTime system from any computer?
Yes, you can access myTime on both Mac and PC computers.
6. Will there be an easier way to select the supervisor name and account number on the timecard?
Yes, you will not have to complete a transfer column. Instead, you will have a separate timecard for each job.
7. Will I be able to copy and paste my “in” and “out” times on the timecard?
No, you will not be able to do that.
8. Will myTime change the hiring process?
No, myTime is only a timekeeping and payroll system; you will continue to be hired through SES via the Online SEA.
9. Will I be able to calculate the amount I will be paid by looking at my timecard on myTime?
10. Will I use my eTime password to access myTime?
No, you will access myTime with your MyLMU username and password.
11. Who will I contact with payroll and timecard questions?
You will contact University Payroll at firstname.lastname@example.org, (310) 338-2713, or on the first floor of University Hall.
12. Will I need to be re-hired in order to access myTime when I return in January 2012?
You will not need to be re-hired if you were already hired to work during the Spring 2012 semester.
13. Will there be a waiting period to access myTime after the conversion?
You will not have to wait to have access to myTime if you previously had access to eTime immediately before the conversion from eTime to myTime. If you did not have access to eTime immediately before the conversion, then you will not have access to myTime until you have been authorized for a job by SES.
14. If I need to submit a paper timecard, how will that work?
Unlike eTime, you will be able to enter NEW time on myTime, to the two last pay periods; you will not be able to edit time that was previously entered. Instead, you will be able to submit a paper timecard if you need to revise hours previously submitted on myTime, or, if you are requesting payment for hours worked before the last two pay periods. A paper timecard form will be available in University Payroll.
15. Will I be able to edit my CURRENT timecard on myTime?
No, you will not be able to do that; however, your supervisor will be able to do that.
16. Can I still have more than one job?
Yes, myTime permits students to have more than one job at the same time.
17. Will I be able to see if my timecard has been approved?
Yes, you will.
18. Will I be able to see if my payment has been processed?
If you recorded time in myTime, your pay will be processed in accordance with the published payroll schedule.
19. Where will I turn in my I-9?
You will still turn in your I-9 to SES.
20. How will I know if I have been given access to myTime?
You will receive an e-mail from SES.
21. Will I have instant access to myTime after agreeing to my Online SEA?
No, you will still have be to hired/authorized by SES first.
22. Will my timecard show my “in” and “out” punches?
Yes it will.
23. Will I be able to view my award balance on myTime?
Yes, you will be able to view the balance for each award you have.