Setting up Direct Deposit in Self Service (How-to)

Drake requires all employees to be paid via Direct Deposit. See below for instructions on how to set up Direct Deposit using Self Service.

1. myDrake and Multi-Factor Authentication

  1. From myDrake, in the Human Resources section, click on the Employee Dashboard link. For instructions on accessing myDrake, see Using myDrake for Faculty & Staff (How-to).

NOTE: Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is required to view or change employee information. For assistance, see the MFA guides in the IT service portal.

2. Self Service Employee Dashboard/Direct Deposit Allocation

1. Direct Deposit Information

  1. Once you're on the Employee Dashboard screen, click Direct Deposit Information. This will take you to the Direct Deposit Allocation Screen.
  2. On the Direct Deposit Allocation Screen, you have two options. To set up your pay check to Direct Deposit, select Add New in the Proposed Pay Distribution section. NOTE: The Accounts Payable Deposit section is to designate an account for any reimbursement payments and should not be used for setting up pay checks for direct deposit.
Griff II's Employee Dashboard page--click on direct deposit information
Showing the Add New option on the Proposed Pay Distribution Screen

3. Add Payroll Allocation

  1. Enter Bank Routing Number.
  2. Enter Account Number.
  3. Enter Account Number again to Verify Account Number.
  4. Input Bank Name.
  5. Select Account Type: Checking or Savings.
  6. Designate the Amount: Use the Remaining Amount; Use Specific Amount; or Use Percentage. NOTE: This is used if you want to distribute your pay check among multiple accounts.
  7. Select the box next to By checking this box, I authorize the institution to initiate direct credits or debits on my behalf.
  8. Once you've completed the other fields, click Save New Deposit.

NOTE: Direct Deposit may take up to two pay cycles. Your first pay check will be a physical check which may be mailed to your home address. If you would like to pick up your check in person, please contact Payroll for non-student employees. Student Employees can pick up their initial check at the Student Services Center in Olmsted. If you encounter issues with setting up Direct Deposit, please reach out to

Adding Payroll Allocation screen
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