skip to content

University IT Service Catalogue


HR and Payroll Administration

Information For Users Of The Service Catalogue

The University IT Service Catalogue will be decommissioned in the Summer of 2021. This website is no longer being maintained.  

For the most up-to-date information regarding IT Services at the University of Cambridge, please visit:


The HR and Payroll Administration service provides facilities to pay permanent employees and workers, as well as temporary/part-time lecturers. Departmental administrators can access the system directly to view and update staff records. Employee can access and update their own records using the employee self-service facility.

Service Offerings

Employee Self Service (ESS)

The Employee Self-Service (ESS) allows University employees to access the records held about them on the University's HR and payroll system...

Service Provider 

HR Record Administration

The CHRIS HR and Payroll System holds the central HR and payroll records for all University employees and pays their salaries. If you are a member of...

Service Provider 

University Payment System (UPS)

The University Payment System (UPS) allows Departments and Institutions to pay people providing short-term services to the University, such as...

Service Provider