Forms and Processes

Here are some of the forms frequently requested by faculty, staff, and student workers at Columbia Law School. If you have questions, please contact Human Resources.


All Officers of Administration, Support Staff, and Casual employees are expected to enter their time worked and report absences in PAC using the Time & Labor and Absence Management (TLAM) System

Direct Deposit

To enroll in direct deposit, please see the following instructions:

Tax Documents

You can find the latest 2019 tax forms here:

Casual Employees

For Student Casuals who will be working at Columbia University (ie: Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Office Assistants, Proctors, etc),  please select the packet that applies to you and submit to the Human Resources office once fully completed.

For Non-student Casuals/Temporary Employees who will be working at Columbia University, please complete the following form and submit to the Human Resources office. 

Time Reporting

The Bi-Weekly Timesheet Schedule provides the deadlines for timesheet submission and approval, and the date the check will be available. 

As of February 4, 2019, all time worked will be reported through the Time Labor and Absence Management (TLAM) system. This can be accessed through the MyColumbia portal. For additional instructions and tutorials on how to use the portal, please see the following link or visit the TLAM page

For time reported prior to February 4th, 2019, it must be submitted on a paper timesheet.