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Skyward - Employee Access

Employee Access

Employee Access is your one stop shop where you are able to see all of your pay information - Including hours, pay amounts, deductions and contributions. You have the ability to view and print your information from any computer, anywhere, anytime. 


Skyward Employee Access



 Time tracking  is the new time keeping system by Skyward. This is an online time card for hourly employees and some additional time for some contracted employees.


Clock in and out

You will need to clock in and out each day as well as document your lunch each day. Please review your employment contract to identify when it is necessary to take a lunch.

  1. Log into your Skyward Employee Access.
  2. Select Change Status.
  3. Select the large icon on the page that indicates IN
  4. If your contract requires you to take a lunch please make sure that you select lunch at the beginning and log back in at the end of your lunch and select the IN icon.
  5. At the end of your day select the OUT icon.


If you forgot to clock in and out at any time during the day, or if you forgot to clock in and out for a full day with our new Skyward system you can make changes yourself!

  1. Log into your Skyward Employee Access.
  2. Select Change Status.
  3. Select the time transaction date by using the arrows in the middle of the page.
  4. Select edit and enter the missing data for that day as well as a comment in the comment section indicating why you missed clocking in and out.
  5. Save your transaction.

 How to submit your time

At the end of each week you will need to submit your timesheet.

  1. Log into your Skyward Employee Access.
  2. Select Unsubmitted Timesheets.
  3. Either select the round arrow to review your time or select the straight hour next to the word submit to send your supervisor for approval.

Viewing and Requesting Leave Time:

Within Employee Access you can view and request time off balances.

  1. Log into your Skyward Employee Access.
  2. Select Time Off Days.
  3. Select the plus sign on the right side of the screen Add Time Off Transaction to add your request
  4. Select Employee Time off Types
  5. Select a Time Off Reason
  6. Transaction Type Code (NOTE: Used will be the only option)
  7. Choose Single Day or Date Range
  8. Enter a Start Date
  9. Enter hours you will be gone (NOTE: the Amount will default from the Assignment Hours Per Day)
  10. Description (only necessary when using a sick day)
  11. Start Time/End Time (optional, used for taking off a portion of the day)
  12. Select Save & Add Another, if you have more Time Off Transactions to enter
  13. Select Save, if this is the only Time Off Transaction you need to enter. Selecting Save will also submit your Time Off Transaction for Approval.
  14. Select Cancel, if you no longer need to enter this Time Off Transaction



Select -> Administrative -> Time Off -> My Time Off Approvals. Select the Approve/Deny icon

When approving a Time Off Request, you have three options to choose from:
1. Approve
2. Deny
3. Resume Later

(If you choose Approve, the Time Off Request will be approved at this approval level. If you choose Deny, you will need to enter a Denial Comment within the Approve/Deny Comments section. If you choose Resume Later, you are stating you will be approving the Time Off Request at a later time.)


As soon as you approve the Time Off Request, it will no longer appear under the My Time Off Approvals area.