Payroll Services

The Queensborough Community College Payroll Office is responsible for the preparation, reconciliation and review/audit verification of all Tax-Levy personnel employed at QCC. This includes the review, formal examination and verification of input approved by Human Resources Management as well as the final payroll processed through NYC Office of Payroll Administration.

This site covers a variety of Payroll issues and will hopefully answer whatever questions you may have to present. Below is a brief outline:

Cynthia Rodriguez
HR Coordinator

Weng (James) Wong
HRIS Operations Manager

About Payroll

Payroll Services has overall responsibility for the tax-levy payroll functions at Queensborough Community College. The mission of Payroll is to ensure that all employees are paid in a timely and accurate manner and that necessary data, records and reports are maintained and submitted in accordance with acceptable (CUNY) standards while complying with negotiated bargaining unit contracts. Actively promote and monitor compliance with appropriate State and Federal financial tax laws and regulations. Payroll staff provide outstanding and quality customer service through a commitment to excellence and continuous improvement.

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Key Performance Indicator Core Activities
  1. Customer satisfaction
  2. Accuracy
  3. Number of overpayments
  4. Number of returned checks
  5. Reconciliation of Payroll expenses
  6. Meeting deadlines
  1. Respect others
  2. Work and communicate as a team.
  3. Make sound, fair and rational decisions.
  4. Be accountable for our work and actions, and abstain from fraudulent conduct.
  5. Maintain the security of personal information, and handle with integrity and confidentiality.
  6. Access only data required to perform our assigned responsibilities.
  7. Ensure that all payroll transactions are properly recorded and reconciled on a routine and timely basis.


Payroll Services - Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How is the bi-weekly pay calculated for a scheduled teaching adjunct?
    Your hourly rate is multiplied by the hours taught for the semester.
    This amount represents your semester salary which is then divided into equal payments as determined by Adjunct Services.
  2. How do I replace a lost W-2?
    Please contact Payroll for a duplicate.
    The last three years can be replaced by payroll. Prior years are replaced by Office Payroll Administration. The request forms are available in Payroll.
  3. How do I replace a lost pay stub?
    Please contact Payroll to get a duplicate stub.
  4. How do you calculate my annual and sick time?
    Part time College Assistants accrue 1 hour for every 20 hours worked for sick time. For the first three year must work 500 hours for accruing any leave. After 500 hours accrue 1 hour annual for every 15 hours worked.
  5. How many hours can a part time College Asst. work per fiscal year?
    By contract part timers can work max. 1040 hours per fiscal year, provided the Dept. budget allows for it.
  6. How do I calculate my biweekly salary?
    The City of NY calculates your pay on a calendar basis (i.e. 14/365 X annual salary)
  7. Why doesn’t my gross pay on my W-2 equal my annual salary?
    In a normal year, an employee who is paid every two weeks will receive 26 paychecks. Based on the above calculation you are paid for 364 days. Actually you have worked 1 extra day that year. Once every 11 years you will receive 27 paychecks and that year you receive more on your W-2 than your annual salary.
  8. How do I get direct deposit?
    Fill out Direct Deposit for and attach a cancelled check or most recent savings statement with your name on it. Please note, only one direct deposit account is permitted.



The City of New York Office of Labor Relations has prepared the Form 1095-C 2019 Information document. Form 1095-C is a tax form under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) which contains information about your healthcare insurance coverage. The 1095-C is proof that CUNY offered coverage. It is for the employee’s records. In accordance with the ACA, Form 1095-C has been mailed to all community college employees. For more information on the New York City Office of Labor Relations (OLR) Employee Benefits Program, please go to OLR Employee Benefits Program Information FAQ

For information on instructions for Form 1095-C please go to Instructions for Form 1095-C

Form 1095-B comes from your health insurance carrier. It is proof that an employee (and their dependents, if applicable) had coverage and the months of the coverage. This is needed for filing taxes. For employees in the Emblem plans (GHI, HIP, etc.), if for any reason you did not receive the 1095-B or you need a copy, you can log into Emblem Health and download the form. For all other carriers, employees must contact them directly.

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