Topic outline

  • ESS (Employee Self Service)

    ESS has migrated to the cloud

    Log in using:

    Username: Your username is the first part of your email address (before, or ie jsmith for


    • If you have already migrated to the new Outlook email system, use the same password you set for your new email account.
    • If you have NOT migrated to the new email system, first visit
      • Sign in with what will be your new email ( and your default password which is: YYCh!dd
      • YY represents the last two digits of your birth year, dd represents the two digit day of your birth.
      • Ex. February 4, 1970, would translate to 70Ch!04
      • After clicking Sign In, it will ask you to change your password.
      • Once you are logged in to the portal, you can now use this new password to log into ESS