Upcoming Direct Access Upgrade
At 2100 (EDT), Thursday, 24 May 2018, Direct Access will be taken offline for the upgrade, and will be reactivated at 0600 (EDT), Tuesday, 29 May 2018
This upgrade includes the following changes:
- The URL will change on 29 May 2018. There will be a link on the old Direct Access Portal page with the URL for the new home page. We recommend you update your favorites with the new URL to ensure quick and easy access.
- Cleaner look and feel.
- "Work Centers" for key business transactions.
- New Navigation Options.
- Unified Header with home page tabs (Self-service, requests, etc.).
In preparation for the upgrade the May 2018 payroll processing schedule will change. The revised schedule for the end-month May payday is:
16 May – SPO Data Entry Cutoff
21 May – Active / Reserve Payroll Finalization
22 May – Retiree Payroll Finalization
24 May – DA taken offline (at 2100 (EDT))
29 May – DA access restored (at 0600 (EDT))
01 Jun – Payment Date (No change)
This web page will provide links to any known issues and workarounds that may arise following completion of the upgrade