The Payroll Department is a unit of the University Controller's Office that processes all App State payrolls, deductions, and payroll tax withholdings. This department complies with federal and state laws governing the taxation and reporting of wages. The payroll team serves university departments and employees through timely and accurate salary and wage payments, timekeeping, and leave reporting.

News & Updates

• 2020 Electronic and Paper W-2 Updates Jan 22, 2021

The 2020 W-2 forms will be available by January 31, 2020.

Electronic W-2s can be accessed by following the directions below.


Release of Payroll Information

Payroll information will only be released to an employee or their designee with a written authorization from the employee. Confidential payroll information will not be given over the telephone

Change of Address

Please contact Stacy Clarke 828-262-7872 or email for Faculty, EHRA Administrative, Staff, Non-Student Temporary, and Graduate Assistant payroll address changes. For Student Employees, please contact the Office of Student Employment at 828-262-4099 or email

Please note all employees who are paid in the current calendar year MUST have an active payroll address in order to receive paychecks and W2 forms.