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GME Payroll Procedures

The University is on a monthly payroll system.  Residents in the University of Tennessee Graduate Medical Education Program participate in the Social Security Program and pay taxes . The current employee FICA deduction is 7.65%.

Payday is the last working day of the month. Direct deposit is mandatory for all employees.

Payroll Changes

All payroll changes including:

Any request for changes must be received in the Chattanooga GME Office by the 15th of the given month to be processed and effective during that pay period.

Changes received after the 15th will be effective on the following pay period.

Changes may be retroactive to the first of the given month or effective the 1st of the following month depending on the change.

Last Published: Sep 14, 2020