As part of the Finance Division, in the Office of the Controller, we perform the operational and accounting functions for all payroll activity at the University. We also work in conjunction with Human Resources to ensure all payroll activities are performed accurately, efficiently, and in accordance with all compliance requirements.
- Payroll Operations
- Payroll Accounting
View a Payroll Calendar
- Morningside/Manhattanville Payroll Calendar – FY22, FY23
- Medical Center Payroll Calendar – FY22, FY23
- Monthly Payroll Accrual Schedule
The Payroll Operations group is dedicated to the accurate and timely issuance of all payroll payments to the University’s Faculty and Support Staff. This includes providing excellent customer service in answering all pay related inquiries to the satisfaction of the employee and department.
Payroll Accounting includes Labor Accounting as well as Liability Accounting. The Labor Accounting group monitors the allocation of all payroll expenses, while the Liability Accounting group ensures compliance with all payroll tax laws, disbursements of all withholdings/obligations, and reconciliation of all payroll accounts.
To access PAC, log in to myColumbia, enter your UNI and password and then confirm your access with multi-factor authentication (DUO). For Managers and Transactors, PAC is accessed through the HR Manager Resources tab on MyColumbia, then click "Go to PAC".
Find PAC Training information, virtual learning sessions, security guidelines, hours of availability and assistance on system issues.
Members of the Payroll Accounting team are available on request at both the Morningside and CUIMC campuses to assist with any questions you may have regarding clearing payroll suspense, salary distributions or cost transfers.