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Kronos is an hourly timekeeping system that is used to track employee time either from a time clock or through the Web.  Kronos is typically used by hourly employees to submit their work hours, sick leave, vacation time, etc.   Reports are available to supervisors and to USD Payroll.

Available to

Staff USD hourly employees, including student workers.  Supervisors of these employees also have access to Kronos.


Records time worked and leave time for review by supervisors and by Payroll.  Additional information on the features and use of Kronos at USD can be found at


Must be a University of San Diego employee paid hourly (typically on the bi-weekly payroll) and designated to use Kronos, or the supervisor of an hourly employee.

Data security restrictions

Requires a University of San Diego ID card for a time clock, or a username and password for the Web

How to use

Kronos time clocks are located in several key areas for employee who use time clocks.  To enter time visit and log in with your MySanDiego (LDAP) username and password.  If you experience any problems with Java on your computer, you can use to enter time (and call the ITS Help Desk at 619-260-7900 for further support). Information on the use of Kronos can be found at


Contact the ITS Help Desk at (619) 260-7900 or or Payroll at (619) 260-4818 or Visit the Payroll website at: for more details about using Kronos.


No cost to the employee.

Getting started

Ask your supervisor for help, or see the Kronos information at

Kronos Knowledge Base Articles