Rice University provides electronic options for payroll. Faculty, staff, and students receive their pay by one of the following options:
Employees can deposit their pay into a U.S. bank account(s) of their choice. Direct deposit enrollment is completed by the employee in ESTHER through Employee > Pay Information > Direct Deposit Allocation. More information is available at the Direct Deposit main menu in ESTHER.
Payroll (Pre-Paid Debit) Card
Employees can elect to have their pay deposited onto a payroll card. For more information about Rice's payroll card program, please contact Payroll at firstname.lastname@example.org or (713) 348-3410. Payroll staff enroll employees in the payroll card program.
NOTE: Employees who do not submit bank information through ESTHER before the first pay will be enrolled into Rice's payroll card program.