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Welcome to the University of Richmond!

We’re excited to have you join us, new Spider! Your Richmond experience starts here. Use the resources on this page to learn about working at UR and to prepare for your first day on campus.

Welcome to the University of Richmond!

We’re excited to have you join us, new Spider! Your Richmond experience starts here. Use the resources on this page to learn about working at UR and to prepare for your first day on campus.

Welcome to the University of Richmond!

We’re excited to have you join us, new Spider! Your Richmond experience starts here. Use the resources on this page to learn about working at UR and to prepare for your first day on campus.

Welcome to the University of Richmond!

We’re excited to have you join us, new Spider! Your Richmond experience starts here. Use the resources on this page to learn about working at UR and to prepare for your first day on campus.

Welcome to the University of Richmond!

We’re excited to have you join us, new Spider! Your Richmond experience starts here. Use the resources on this page to learn about working at UR and to prepare for your first day on campus.

Welcome to the University of Richmond!

We’re excited to have you join us, new Spider! Your Richmond experience starts here. Use the resources on this page to learn about working at UR and to prepare for your first day on campus.

Welcome to the University of Richmond!

We’re excited to have you join us, new Spider! Your Richmond experience starts here. Use the resources on this page to learn about working at UR and to prepare for your first day on campus.

Welcome to the University of Richmond!

We’re excited to have you join us, new Spider! Your Richmond experience starts here. Use the resources on this page to learn about working at UR and to prepare for your first day on campus.

Congratulations on your new role at UR!

I am delighted to welcome you to our community of talented, dedicated people who provide essential support for students, staff, and faculty. At the University of Richmond, our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond, and we are committed to modeling an inclusive campus. This is a compassionate, spirited community, and I know you will form valuable connections with your colleagues.

The staff in Human Resources is here to help you transition into your role and get to know the University. We're also here as you continue to grow throughout your career through professional development and learning opportunities. Please take some time to review the resources below to prepare for your first day in your new position and to start checking off your to-do list. Throughout your time at UR, visit the Human Resources site to find information and tools to perform at your best. And reach out to ask HR for help at any time. We're here to support you!

Go Spiders!

Carl Sorensen
Senior Associate Vice President
Human Resources

Your to-do list

1. Print and complete for your first day:

2. Activate your Network Account

3. Apply for a parking pass and/or a GRTC bus pass 

4. Read and start tasks on the New Employee Checklist

Summer Camp Counselors: Complete the forms in step 1 above only, and complete Child Abuse Training.

Your first day

  1. Come to Human Resources on the morning of your first day to turn in all paperwork.
  2. New Employee Orientation (NEO) takes place for our full- and part-time faculty and staff members every other Monday. Your Talent Acquisition Specialist will schedule you to attend NEO on your first or second Monday of employment. On your designated day for NEO come to Human Resources (first floor of Weinstein Hall). The program will take place from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., and lunch will be provided. You will hear from various leaders from across the University and cover topics such as UR culture, working in higher education, safety, and benefits. NEO is for permanent faculty and staff members only.
  3. Bring the printed, completed forms as listed above, as well as your signed offer letter (if applicable).
  4. Come prepared with acceptable forms of ID.
  5. Read the Working in Higher Ed article.