Stanford’s Graduate Financial Support (GFS) administrators can submit a Support Request to pay graduate students an off-cycle stipend paycheck if they need the pay before their next regular payday.

Students receiving a stipend are usually:

  • In the assistantship and fellowship program for graduate study.
  • Appointments for postdoctoral scholars.
  • Other non-matriculated graduate students in the GFS program.
  • You will need employee and payment information from Peoplesoft.
  • You will need a SUNet ID and password.
  • Requests received and fully approved by 9:00 a.m. are ready by 3:00 p.m. the same day.
  • Requests received after the deadline or without an approved payline in GFS will be processed the following Friday or will be subject to the Special Processing fee of $35.00. For specific entry deadlines for each pay period, refer to Resource: Payroll Schedules and Deadlines
  1. The payline has to be approved in GFS, and the PTA has to be open at the time the check is being issued. 
     
  1. Access Payroll Support Request form for Off-Cycle Postdoc/Non-Matric Stipend Payment processing
  2. On the form, complete the following fields for the person receiving the check:
    • Last Name as recorded in PeopleSoft 
    • First Name as recorded in PeopleSoft
    • Employee ID
    • Dollar Amount to be received
    • PTA
    • PTA Valid Through Date (MM/DD/YYYY)
    • Payline approved in GFS (Yes/No)
    • Off-cycle Processing Fee PTA (if needed before Friday; must be an unrestricted PTA)
    • Add remarks and processing notes 
  3. Select Submit
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