Workday for Benefits

Workday, is a cloud-based platform and part of the State of Maryland’s Statewide Personnel System (SPS) that TU uses to manage health benefits enrollment and elections for faculty and staff.

What do I use Workday for?

Workday enables TU faculty and staff to manage your health benefits online. Login to Workday to:

  • View benefits elections and dependent information online.
  • Change or enroll in benefits due to qualifying life event changes (new hire, marriage, birth of a child, loss of other health coverage). You have 60 days from the qualifying event to makes changes to your benefits.
  • Upload documentation required to verify eligibility when enrolling or making changes to benefits. You have 60 days from the qualifying life event to upload all required documentation. See Dependent Supporting Documentation Guide for details.
  • Enroll in and change benefits during the annual open enrollment period. Open enrollment is held for State employees beginning in mid-October and runs for approximately 1 month.

Link to Workday

Login into Workday. Use the Self-help resources below for assistance.

Note: Please be aware if you have not set up 2-factor authentication you will be required to do. See self-help resource below.

W Number

All TU Employees are assigned a State Benefit ID number called a W number. This is your User ID which is used to log into Workday. Here are the steps to quickly find your Workday number.

  1. Go to
  2. Click on the PeopleSoft HCM tile.
  3. Sign in using your net id and password.
  4. Click on the Personal Data Summary tile.
  5. Scroll down to the Employee Information section and you Workday Benefits ID number is listed there.

Self-Help Guides

Dependent Documentation Information:

  1. When adding a new dependent during a life change, required supporting documentation must be attached to your Workday event.
  2. Required dependent(s) documentation must be uploaded by your event deadline date or the newly added dependent(s) will be removed from coverage.  
  3. Employees can take pictures of the required documentation and upload legible screenshots, the upload category should be Benefits or Benefits Correspondence.
  4. Please reference page 39 of the 2023 Benefits Guide to determine what official documentation is required for each dependent.


For technical assistance with any password or login issues, email