Using HR Organiser

You now need to use multifactor authentication (MFA) when logging in to HR Organiser. More information on how this works is on the multifactor authentication article.

HR Organiser is an online self-service system that, as a member of the University of Essex staff, gives you easy access to view and amend personal and employment information.

Log in to HR Organiser to access your employment information

The login is your University username (your email but without the and password. This is the same password you use to log on to the network and your emails.

HR Organiser functions

  • View and update personal information, change your address and contact details
  • View and download current and previous payslips/P60s (dating back to April 2011)
  • View detailed information for current and previous employments with the University, including working patterns
  • View and update details for the annual submission to HESA (Higher Education Statistical Agency)
  • Manage your professional development including booking learning activities
  • Record annual leave and sickness
  • Record a period of other absence, such as care leave

We're adding more features to HR Organiser all the time!

User guides


Having trouble logging in? Your password must not contain any of the following characters " £ ¬ ¦ | \ and if it does you will need to reset your password.

If you're still having problems please contact the HR Organiser team or the IT Helpdesk.