Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Sonoma State University has transitioned to remote instruction for Spring 2021. Employees continue to work remotely in almost all departments. Email is the best way to communicate with our faculty and staff. Please see the SSU COVID-19 site for more information.

Pay Dates & Calendars

The Payroll and Benefits Office provides payroll processing for Sonoma State and Academic Foundation employees. We also offer the opportunity for eligible employees to apply for direct deposit. Calendars are available for all Sonoma State pay date schedules, holidays, and campus closures.

Pay Schedule

Fiscal Year 2020-2021 Pay Dates
Pay Period Pay Date
July 2020 Thursday, July 30, 2020
August 2020 Monday, August 31, 2020
September 2020 Wednesday, September 30, 2020
October 2020 Friday, October 30, 2020
November 2020 Tuesday, December 1, 2020
December 2020 Thursday, December 31, 2020
January 2021 Friday, January 29, 2021
February 2021 Monday, March 1, 2021
March 2021 Tuesday, March 30, 2021
April 2021 Friday, April 30, 2021
May 2021 Friday, May 28, 2021
June 2021 Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Paychecks will be distributed after 3:00 p.m. each pay date from the Seawolf Service Center, 1st Floor, Salazar Hall.

If you would like assistance or would like more information, please contact the Payroll and Benefit Office at 707-664-2793.