Quick Start

Available to: Faculty, Researchers, Staff – Based on business role

Cost: No charge

Log in to BUworks

BUworks provides a set of SAP applications designed to integrate the University’s human capital management processes, including personnel administration, benefits administration, time management, and payroll.


The HCM functions provide an integrated platform to manage and transact human resource related processes. These on-line functions provide employees, supervisors, and managers with the tools they need to access, update, and manage human resource data and processes.

Key Features

  • Personnel Administration
  • Benefits Administration
  • Time Management (detail for Weekly, limited for Monthly)
  • Cross-application Time Sheets (CATS) (Weekly only)
  • Employee & Manager Self-Service (ESS/MSS)
  • Organization Management
  • Payroll

What to Expect

This service normally will be available 24/7 except for standard change windows, as described in IS&T’s standard policies, procedures, and schedules for making changes.


BU login name and Kerberos password

Getting Started