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Employee Self-Service (ESS)

By accessing ESS, you can perform various tasks such as updating personal information, enrolling in direct deposit and even viewing salary statements, leave balances, and benefits information.

This page is intended to teach you how to access ESS, what's available in ESS and what to do when you get there. Check out our tutorials and instructional guides below for more information.


Click here to view an instructional guide for accessing the KHRIS portal. This includes instructions for obtaining your KHRIS User ID and setting your Password.

To watch a tutorial on obtaining your KHRIS User ID and setting your Password, click here.

Overview tutorial  and more

Click here to view the tutorial that provides instruction for each ESS feature.

NOTICE: If you are an employee with access to MyPURPOSE, please access this course through the Learning feature in order to receive training credit on your transcript. If you are unsure of your access, contact your agency HR office. 

Working Time: An important feature within ESS is Working Time. This is where you can view leave balances and your time statement.

Using KHRIS ESS for Self-Time Recording

For employees whose agency is utilizing KHRIS Self-Service Time Recording*, below are related tutorials, work instructions, and quick reference guides.

          • Click here to access the basic KHRIS Self-Service Time Recording tutorial.
          • Click here to access the KHRIS Self-Service Time Recording with Cost Allocation tutorial.

Work Instructions-

Quick Reference Guides-

*The Time Recording feature in the Self-Service Center (ESS) will be available to agencies in a phased approach;  therefore, it is not currently available to all agencies. Contact your agency HR office for more information on when your agency will begin using this feature.

Additional Resources

Guide to Accessing and Understanding Your Electronic Salary Statement

Tips and Configuration Instruction to use JAWS with KHRIS

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