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 ===== Getting Paid ===== ===== Getting Paid =====
-If you have an outside source of funding (scholarship,​ fellowship, etc.) make sure to let Dexter Stewart ​(dstewart@astro.berkeley.edu) know ASAP. +If you have an outside source of funding (scholarship,​ fellowship, etc.) make sure to let Amber Banayat ​(abanayat@berkeley.edu) know ASAP. 
  
-If you are teaching (which should be most of you), you should receive a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Contract via email from Dexter ​a few weeks before the semester starts. Once you have replied to Dexter ​saying you accept the contract, you should get an email from the staff member in charge of payroll. ​ Make sure to inquire with said staff member about withholding for Federal and state taxes. ​ Much of our pay (fellowships,​ in particular) do not have automatic withholding,​ and if you don't withhold extra during the year, you'll end up with a hefty penalty come tax time.  ​+If you are teaching (which should be most of you), you should receive a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Contract via email from Amber a few weeks before the semester starts. Once you have replied to Amber saying you accept the contract, you should get an email from the staff member in charge of payroll. ​ Make sure to inquire with said staff member about withholding for Federal and state taxes. ​ Much of our pay (fellowships,​ in particular) do not have automatic withholding,​ and if you don't withhold extra during the year, you'll end up with a hefty penalty come tax time.  ​
  
-You'll also need to sign up for EFT (electronic funds transfer), which you can do [[https://​eftstudent.berkeley.edu/​|by clicking here]]. ​ The account you link to your EFT will receive all paychecks, reimbursements,​ and other Berkeley-related deposits. It is unclear at this time whether this covers everything. ​Dexter ​has been told by the university that students should sign up for direct deposit through [[http://blu.berkeley.edu/​|blu]].+You'll also need to sign up for EFT (electronic funds transfer), which you can do [[https://​eftstudent.berkeley.edu/​|by clicking here]]. ​ The account you link to your EFT will receive all paychecks, reimbursements,​ and other Berkeley-related deposits. It is unclear at this time whether this covers everything. ​Amber has been told by the university that students should sign up for direct deposit through [[https://ucpath.berkeley.edu/home/|UC Path]].