Are there any bonuses for years of service?
Yes. Non-faculty, classified, non-classified patient care, administrative and non-tenure track academic employees, are eligible for the bonus, payable yearly in the month of their anniversary date, for service in a regular full-time position to a University of Arkansas institution or eligible state agency. The payment schedule is as follows.
10-14 years $800 15-19 years $1,000 20-24 years $1,200 25+ years $1,500
I have prior service at other state agencies. How do I get my previous experience recorded in a UAMS system to count towards my Career Service Award?
Please email HRInformationSystems@uams.edu with your information and the agency information and we will reach out to them to verify your dates of service.
I need a proof of prior service form to transfer to a new agency. What do I do?
Please email HRInformationSystems@uams.edu with the contact information of the agency who needs to receive this information and we will submit it directly to them.
How many banks can I have for deposits?
You can have as many as you like as long as long as at least one dollar goes to your main bank account.
How can I update my direct deposit information?
1. As a new employee, updating your direct deposit accounts will be part of your onboading tasks that you will be asked to complete.
2. As an existing employee, you can update your direct deposit information in ESS, or you can contact HRInformationSystems@uams.edu directly for assistance.
**Make sure you are not including a zero before the account number**
How can I update the amount of taxes being taken out of my check?
Please contact askHR@uams.edu and they will send you a federal withholding form to complete and send back to us. You can make updates to your federal withholding form at any time.
Why can’t I claim allowances anymore?
In 2020, the federal government made updates to the form that we have to comply with. For more information, please visit their website here: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/faqs-on-the-2020-form-w-4
When does my vacation accrual go up?
Years of Service Vacation per Year Vacation per Month 1-3 12 Days 8 Hours 3-5 15 Days 10 Hours 5-12 18 Days 12 Hours 12-20 21 Days 14 Hours 20+ 22.5 Days 15 Hours
How do I request time off?
As an hourly employee, you will request time off in the clocking system, Kronos.
As a salaried employee, please request time off in ESS. Here is a guide that walks you through it: https://hr.uams.edu/files/2015/03/SAP-Leave-Request-Instructions.pdf