Firefox & Previous Salary Statements

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Update 12/13/2015:  The problem with Firefox being unable to display any but your most recent salary statement has been resolved with our most recent SAP software update.  Both Firefox ESR 38 and IE 11 Compatibility Mode will now display back salary statements as well as your current statement.

BUworks Browser Recommendations

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

For best results, we now support Firefox version 38 ESR or IE 11 in Compatibility Mode (requires Windows 7 or higher). To download Firefox 38 ESR, use this link. Be sure to choose the correct download for your system. To set Compatibility Mode for IE 10 or 11 use this link to see the Adobe…

Upload/Download Problem with Firefox ESR 38.4

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

The latest security patch delivered by Firefox (ESR 38.4) has caused problems with Oracle’s Java applets which SAP relies on for several upload and download processes in the web gui. Both Oracle and Mozilla are working to correct this issue. If you have not downloaded this patch level in Firefox yet, please do not do…

Resolved: BUworks is currently offline

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

BUworks services were offline due to extended hardware failures that began at 6:35 pm on Wednesday, September 23rd. Full services has been restored….

Resolved: BUworks Central Portal may be unavailable or degraded

Friday, July 31st, 2015

IS&T teams have resolved the incident.

Resolved: Access to BUworks Central & BU Google Mail affected – workaround available

Friday, February 27th, 2015

IS&T teams have resolved the incident.

BUworks will be unavailable until 4:00 pm on Sunday, Jan 11

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

BUworks is currently unavailable for routine technical maintenance during our normal change window.  We apologize for any inconvenience. The system should be back up and available by 4:00 pm today.

Resolved: BUworks may be unavailable due to issues with the Duo authentication application used to access BUworks.

Friday, December 19th, 2014

BUworks was unavailable due to issues with the Duo authentication application used to access BUworks. Full service has been restored….

Beginning Tuesday, faculty and student employees will be enrolled in Duo Security for BUworks

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Beginning Tuesday, October 14, all BU employees, including faculty and student employees, will be automatically enrolled in Duo Security for the BUworks Central Portal at If you are not already enrolled in Duo, you will be prompted to enroll a device the first time you attempt to log in on or after October 14….

Choose Higher Security for BUworks

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Information Services & Technology now offers high-security protection for your pay statements and benefits information on the BUworks Central Portal!…