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"How To" Guide for MassHR Employee Self-Service Features

All employees are able to go online to view and update certain personal and payroll-related information. Employee Self-Service is easy to access and use. All you need is an Internet connection and a supported browser.


"How To"

Log in to Employee Self-Service
  • Navigate to MassHR homepage (
  • Click the "Employee Self-Service" link
  • Log in with your Employee ID and password
  • Your Default Password is your Employee ID# followed by the last 4 digit of your Social Security Number. You will then be prompted to change your password.

Personal Information
Update Home and Mailing Address, Phone Number, and Emergency Contact Information.

  • Log in to Employee Self-Service
  • Click "Personal Information" under "Quick Links" on the left
  • Click on the desired menu selection ("Home and Mailing Address," "Phone Numbers," or "Emergency Contacts")
  • Update your information
  • Click "Save" and view confirmation screen

Payroll Information
View and Print Pay Advice

  • Log in to Employee Self-Service
  • Click "Payroll and Compensation" under "Quick Links" on the left.
  • Click "View Paycheck"
  • In the column labeled "Check Date," click the date for the paycheck you would like to view
  • The paycheck will open and you will be able to view details and print the "View Paycheck" .pdf

Payroll Information
View Leave Balances

  • Log in to Employee Self-Service
  • Click on "Timesheet" under "Quick Links" on the left
  • Click on the "Leave/Compensatory Time" tab directly below the timesheet to view real-time balances

Note: Online employees who are not Self-Service Time and Attendance users will not be able to enter time online, but will be able to view their real-time Leave Balances on their timesheet.

Job Aids and Online Learning Videos

Job Aids are available online. They provide click-by-click guidance for using Employee Self-Service. Online learning videos are available to assist employees who are new to self-service. The online learning videos provide an overview of system navigation and features. Visit to review the Job Aids and videos.

Employee Support

Contact the HR/Payroll office for questions regarding your payroll and personal information update questions and to re-set your Self-Service Password if necessary.