Frequently Asked Questions

Please review our most commonly asked questions in the FAQ sections below. Let us know if you require further information or need assistance from our office.

What is Academica?

Academica is your tool to access WSU online services. Use it to check your pay stub, view your vacation banks, view your W-4 and W-2 forms, sign up for training classes, fill out your timesheet and more Think of it as a one-stop shop.

How do I log in to Academica?

Academica is on the web at Academica., use your WSU AccessID and password to log in.

For help with your AccessID or password, call the Computing & Information Technology (C&IT) Help Desk at 313-577-HELP, weekdays (8 a.m.– 8 p.m., fall and winter; 8 a.m.– 6 p.m. spring and summer).

How do I access my e-mail?

In Academica, click the e-mail link in the upper left corner. You will already be logged in to WebMail and your email account.

How do I check my employee information in Academica?

In Academica, click the Employee tab and then the Employee Self-Service section located on the left side of the page. The most common links, including Pay Stub, Leave Balances and Time Sheet, are listed in that section. For other links, click the More Employee Services link.

Who do I contact if I have a problem accessing or using Academica?

If you need help with your AccessID or password or if you are having a problem with Academica, call the C&IT Help Desk at 313-577-HELP, weekdays (8 a.m. to 8 p.m., fall and winter; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. spring and summer) or send e-mail to helpdesk@wayne.edu.

The Mort Harris Recreation and Fitness Center is a great way for residents to stay fit mentally and physically. To access the center, residents need a OneCard. Visit the center’s website for answers to all your questions about using the facility.

Who can get a OneCard?

Wayne State University full-time and part-time students, faculty, staff and alumni can get a OneCard. Visit the OneCard Office website for more information.

Where do I get my OneCard?

The OneCard/Parking Service Center is located in the Welcome Center, 42 W. Warren Ave., Suite 257. Call 313-577-CARD for more information. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

When can I get a OneCard?

Wayne State University students can get a OneCard once they have registered for classes. Faculty and staff can obtain a OneCard once they are hired, and WSU alumni can get a OneCard once they join the Wayne State University Alumni Association.

What do I bring to get my OneCard?

Bring photo identification with you. A valid driver’s license or passport are acceptable forms of photo identification..

What if my OneCard is lost?

If you lose your OneCard, go to OneCard Office website immediately and deactivate your OneCard. If you cannot get online, call the OneCard/Parking Service Center at 313-577-CARD during business hours and a representative will deactivate your card. To get a replacement OneCard, you will need to fill out a replacement form and return it to the OneCard/Parking Service Center and a new OneCard will be issued to you for a $10 fee.

What if my OneCard is stolen?

If your OneCard is stolen go to OneCard Office website immediately and deactivate your OneCard. If you cannot get online, call the OneCard/Parking Service Center at 313-577-CARD during business hours and a representative will deactivate your OneCard. If it is after regular business hours, contact Wayne State University Public Safety at 313-577-2224. To get a replacement OneCard, you will need to fill out a replacement form and return it to the OneCard/Parking Service Center. Please note that you must supply a police report number for the OneCard office to waive the $10 replacement fee.

Is there a fee for my one OneCard?

There is no fee for your first OneCard. However, if you lose your OneCard, a replacement fee of $10 will be charged to obtain a new OneCard.

What if I do not like the picture on my OneCard?

We will be more than happy to take another photo for you, but you will be charged the $10 replacement fee.

Residents may sign up for direct deposit through Academica.

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