Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What does MyPortal do?
MyPortal provides secure online access to HR, Benefits and Payroll information from any internet-connected device. For example, via MyPortal you can:
- See your current earned leave balances (vacation, sick leave, etc.)
- Check past and future pay dates
- Download paystubs, W2 forms and other documents
- View Health and Welfare benefits
- Update personal contact information
- Review and acknowledge documents sent by the District.
Check out this vendor-provided video for a demo of the functionality available in MyPortal.
Q: How do I access MyPortal?
You can access it through your work computer, your personal computer, or your tablet or smartphone.
Q. How do I create a MyPortal account?
Visit myportal.scusd.edu and click “Create New User?”
Enter the information requested. Note that your information must be entered exactly as it appears in District records. Contact Human Resources at (916) 643-9050 with any questions about your employee record.
Look for a confirmation code in your email In Box and type it into the verification screen within the allotted time.
Click here for a downloadable version of account setup instructions.
Q: Is it essential for me to use MyPortal?
Yes, in an effort to provide convenience, streamline processes and utilize existing technology the district has moved to a paperless system.
Q: If I receive my pay through Direct Deposit, will I still get a paystub in the mail?
No, the District uses My Portal to provide paystub information, in addition to the information stated above.
Q: If I receive a paper paycheck (not Direct Deposit) will it still come in the mail?
Yes, your paycheck will still come to you though the U.S. Mail.
Q. I’ve submitted changes to my record via MyPortal. When will they become active?
Changes submitted via MyPortal are reviewed by internal staff to confirm accuracy and formatting. Please be aware that any changes submitted online may require up to 3 business days before being reflected in your employee record.
Q. Is MyPortal secure?
Information in MyPortal is secured via industry-standard technologies such as those used by international financial institutions, including SHA-2 SSL encryption and multi-factor authentication. In addition, your MyPortal login credentials are separate from your district-provided credentials and can’t be accessed by anyone else.