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Logging Into Employee Self Service (ESS)

All employees have an account in the County HR Information System, SAP. 

The SAP Employee Self Service (ESS) portal is a web-based portal that provides one-stop access for all Prince George’s County employees to submit, display, and change information. The ESS portal can be access from a computer with internet access. You do not need to be connected to the County Government network to access the system. The ESS portal can be accessed using the following steps:

  1.  Open your Internet browser (Acceptable Internet browsers: Internet Explorer (9 or higher), Firefox, Safari, or Chrome)
  2. Enter the Portal web address:
  3. Enter your User ID (Please note this if the first 12 characters of your County Email Address
    EXAMPLE: If your County Email is, your ESS login would be JonathanSmit (the first 12 characters)
  4. Enter your initial password.  The initial password will be the first four (4) letters of your User ID and the last 4 numbers of your County Employee ID number
    Please note: This must be entered in all capital letters.
    EXAMPLE: ESS Login: JonathanSmit, Employee ID number: 12344 = Password: JONA2344
  5. Click Log On


If you are unable to log in to your ESS account, please contact the OIT Helpdesk for assistance accessing your account at 301-883-5322 or

Contact Human Resources Management


1400 McCormick Drive
Suite 159
Largo, MD 20774


Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5 pm