University of Iowa

Paygroups and Payment Schedules

Appointment Type Paygroup How Paid Note
Temporary First Semester (Fall Only) Paygroup "A" Paid in 5 monthly installments, September 1 - January 1  
Temporary Second Semester (Spring Only) Paygroup "B" Paid in 5 monthly installments, February 1 - June 1  
Academic Year (with or without benefits)  Paygroup "8" Paid in 12 monthly installments, August 1 - July 1 Exception - new academic year appointments starting in August receive two paychecks on Sept 1 (equivalent to 2/12s of their AY salary) and then monthly installments thereafter.
Fiscal Year (with or without benefits) Paygroup "1" Paid in 12 monthly installments, August 1 - July 1  
Temporary Short Term (also includes Summer) Paygroup "3" Paid in monthly installments over the period of the appointment Can only be for 3 months or less
Complimentary Paygroup "9" No compensation  

Reminder: Employee record will remain active in HR for all paygroups except "short term" and "summer" unless a termination form is processed at the end of the appointment.