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Cal Employee Connect (CEC)

Cal Employee Connect (CEC)(opens in new window) is a tool provided by the State Controller's Office (SCO) that allows current and former state employees 24/7, safe and secure access to view their earnings statements (including Direct Deposit Advice - DDA) and W-2s along with personal information and enroll in and update their Direct Deposit information. This portal is secure, web-based, and self-serve, allowing remote access from anywhere. CSU, Chico (state) employees can easily register by following the registration steps below.

Register for CEC

Once you have received your first paycheck, you can register for Cal Employee Connect(opens in new window).

Follow the prompts to register using your personal email account

You can use a paper paycheck to register.  Your 'Earnings Statement Number' is shown as the 'Warrant No'.  Contact your Payroll Technician for help or any additional information.

  • Department: CSU, Chico
  • Agency Code: 208
  • Earnings Statement Number: (use the warrant number on your paper paycheck)
  • Total Deductions: (use information listed on the stuf of your paper paycheck)

Earnings statement number

Total decutions


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The SCO plans on implementing more functionality based on your input. If you wish to provide feedback about what you like or think can be improved, please write to You will find links to this feedback address under the Help & Feedback tab within CEC portal.

Your feedback will help drive enhancements to the portal. We want to encourage all state employees to participate. Cal Employee Connect (CEC) will ultimately reduce state costs and workload by providing a tool for all state employees to access their information electronically. Please note that this new portal is owned and maintained by the State Controller’s Office and is not part of your PeopleSoft HR/Employee Self Service.

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