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Nonexempt employees who are required to work on holidays observed by the University are entitled to holiday premium pay.

SHRA Exempt employees - the employee's supervisor should contact the Payroll Manager at
EHRA employees are entitled to holiday compensatory time only, NOT Holiday Premium Pay.

The supervisor or timekeeper should perform the steps below after the holiday work hours have been completed to ensure the employee receives the holiday premium pay.

  1. Go to Favorites > My Team > Timesheets By Pay Period.
  2. Verify that you are in the correct bi-weekly period by reviewing the dates at the top right of the screen. Use the arrows to navigate to the correct timesheet period.
  3. Click the edit timesheet icon to open the timesheet Edit Timesheet Button.
  4. Verify that you are on the Time Entry tab view. 
  5. On the row the work hours are on, click the down arrow  in the Pay Category column and select HOLPREM.


    The HOLPREM pay category should only be added to physical hours worked, which would exclude any hours listed as "on call".

  6. Click SAVE on the blue action item bar at the top right of the screen Save Button.

  7. Enter a comment on the pop up screen > SAVE (i.e. "Adding holiday premium pay for hours worked on holiday").

  8.  Verify on the Summary By Day tab that the HOLPREM shows correctly.
    HOLPREM on Timesheet


    For employees who earn OT_GAP during the holiday week and will be paid out for it, the OTGAP pay category will need to be added to another day during that week. Refer to this FAQ for assistance with these steps.

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