Integrated Service Center

Workday Training for Employees

Last updated Saturday, September 10, 2022


This page is designed to point you to the training content you will need to review as an Employee in Workday. It will also give you an idea of what order would be best to consume it in if you’re new to Workday and/or your role. Pay close to attention to the population of employees each resource applies to.

1. Signing In & Basic Navigation

Get acquainted with logging into Workday, core navigational components, the search bar, and your profile and account information.

Campus employees only:
Basic Navigation | Video | ~8m

Medical Centers employees only:
Basic Navigation | Video | ~10m

All employees:
How to Log In Using 2FA | Quick Guide

2. Updating Personal Information

Update and/or add your personal information including contact information, legal name, and emergency contacts.

All employees:
Updating Personal Information | Video | ~5m
Edit Personal Information | Quick Guide

3. Inbox & Notifications

The Workday Inbox is a centralized landing space for activity that requires your attention in Workday.  Work tasks, approvals, and process you are involved in, either for yourself or on behalf of an employee you support, will route to you Inbox.

All employees:
Inbox & Notifications | Video | ~6m

4. Accessing Pay Information

View information on compensation and pay slips, and view/edit payment elections like direct deposit, tax information, and tax elections.

Campus employees only:
Accessing Pay Information | Video | ~5m

Medical Centers employees only:
Accessing Pay Information | Videos | ~6m

All employees:
View Pay Slips | Quick Guide
Payment Elections (Direct Deposit) | Quick Guide
Update Federal Withholding Elections | User Guide

5. Benefits

Enrollment information and instructions for newly-eligible employees in Workday, as well as changing benefit elections based on life events or during open enrollment.

6. Time & Absence

Review how to enter time and request time off. For Accu-Time users, learn about punching in, and editing Accu-Time entries.

Campus employees only:
Entering Time | Video | ~12m
Enter Time | Quick Guide
Absence: Time Off | Video | ~10m
Request Time Off | Quick Guide

Medical Centers employees only:
Time & Absence | Job Aid

Accu-Time users:
Punch In & Transfer Using Accu-Time | Quick Guide
Edit and Submit Accu-Time Entry
 | Quick Guide
Transfer Job/Dept. Using Accu-Time | Quick Guide

7. Performance Reviews (Med Centers Only)

Medical Centers managers only:
Performance Review Cycle – Manager Tasks | User Guide
Manager Performance Evaluations | Video series

Medical Centers employees only:
Performance Review Cycle – Employee Tasks | User Guide
Employee Performance Evaluations | Video series
Performance Review Cycle – Peer Tasks | User Guide

Additional Performance Evaluation Resources on the UW Medicine HR SharePoint site