HR Toolbox

Forms, documentation and other communication are essential to ensuring that you have access to the wealth of resources you need to achieve success. Important forms, documents, guides and other useful information is compiled below.


Affordable Care Act (ACA)

  • Payroll Website
  • Direct Deposit — All employees at the University of South Carolina are required to register for direct deposit. Find out how you can set up and manage your account.
  • Foreign National Tax Information Form PDF Icon — Form used to verify the visa and residency status of foreign nationals working at USC and determine tax treaty eligibility.
  • ITAMS — The Internet-based Time and Attendance Management System is your resource for time entry and timesheet management while working at USC Upstate.
  • ITAMS Departmental Approver Authorization Form PDF Icon — Appoint a payroll contact, an HR contact and a timekeeper for every department. Must be accompanied by a Statement of User Responsibility.
  • ITAMS Reference — The ITAMS training guides provide step through instructions for time entry and screen shots for visual guidance.
  • My Payroll — Frequently asked questions concerning paychecks and payroll deductions. 
  • Pay Dates — Keep track of important dates and know when to expect your direct deposit.
  • Statement of User Responsibility PDF Icon — Acknowledge that the university's policy prohibits the disclosure of sensitive information.
  • Taxes —  Find the forms you need for tax reporting purposes and get answers to some of the most common questions related to payroll tax withholdings.
  • Time Keeping  —  Employees, managers, supervisors and department approvers can learn more about the process of time and leave entry at the university with our helpful guides and troubleshooting tips. 
  • HCM — Online information system that allows employees secure access to a variety of personal information such as paycheck stubs, contact information, education, job profile, payroll and benefits information.
Manager's Toolkit



  • HR Forms - Forms, documents, guides and other useful information related to your role in the University.
  • I-9 Form Requirements - Employees must provide documentation to their employers to show their identity and authorization to work.
  • PeopleAdmin Information - Guides for job postings, hiring actions and some HR business processes affected by the new system.
  • Student NEW HIRE offer letter(includes I-9 and background screening information) - Extending an offer of student employment must be accompanied by a formal offer letter.
  • Student RE-HIRE offer letter - Extending an offer of student employment must be accompanied by a formal offer letter.
  • USC Jobs - Hiring Manager Login - Review submitted employment applications and submit hiring proposals.


Talent Management

Performance Management


Other Forms, Policies and Procedures