About Us

The mission of the University Payroll Office is to pay the employees of SMU accurately and in a timely fashion. Our areas of responsibility include:

  • Compensation payments to all SMU employees
  • Payroll tax withholding and deposits
  • Direct deposits for payroll payments
  • Job records for student, temporary, and adjunct employees
  • Taxation and reporting of all payments to foreign nationals
  • Year-end reporting (Forms W-2 and 1042S)
  • Compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations as well as university policies