New Hire Information

All hiring processes for the Fall semester must be completed by September 5, 2017. Students who complete the hiring process after this date will miss the first payroll run and will not receive their September stipend payment until the October payroll run. Any questions regarding the procedures outlined below should be directed to the Human Resources Service Center (HRSC) located at 129 Lake Street. Contact HRSC by phone at 617-552-4772.

Payment Schedule

Service Stipends are paid in eight installments during the months of September through December and February through May on the 16th of each month. Please note that there is no payment in January. Direct deposit for stipend payments is required.

Non-Service Stipends are typically paid in two installments, September 15 and January 15. Please note that fellowship payments cannot be directly deposited and must be picked up at the Accounts Payable Office at 129 Lake Street on the Brighton Campus.

Tax Information

Stipends are subject to tax withholding for all students.

Fellowships for U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents of the U.S. are not subject to tax withholding. Although your fellowship is not subject to tax withholding, please note that per Section 117 of the Internal Revenue Code, qualified scholarship aid received in excess of tuition and fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for the program of study is taxable income. Therefore fellowships must be declared during federal income tax filing.

Fellowships for International Students may be subject to tax withholding. Please contact the Human Resources Service Center (HRSC) at 617-552-4772 if you have any questions regarding the tax treaty status of your country of citizenship. Although your fellowship may not be subject to tax withholding, please note that per Section 117 of the Internal Revenue Code, qualified scholarship aid received in excess of tuition and fees, books, supplies, and equipment required for the program of study is taxable income. Therefore fellowships must be declared during federal income tax filing.