Direct Deposit

All students who work for Johns Hopkins University, regardless of work location, may elect direct deposit to any financial institution in the continental United States participating in the Automated Clearing House.

Sign Up for Direct Deposit

Students can elect direct deposit by logging into From the HR icon, choose ESS. Once in, click on “Payroll Information” and select direct deposit. Click edit to enter your bank’s routing number and account number. Choose direct deposit as the payment method. Check the disclaimer box and hit review before hitting save.

Cancel/Change Direct Deposit

To cancel or change your direct deposit, go to Follow the above instructions; either ‘change’ your existing bank account information or delete all information to ‘cancel’. Be sure to check the disclaimer box, hit review, and hit save.

Local Banks

There are several banks in the area, including M&T Bank, JH Federal Credit Union and Bank of America.