Welcome! The University of Arizona is a vibrant academic community, and we are so glad that you are joining us.  We look forward to seeing you at the New Faculty Orientation on August 14.  These resources should help you get off to a good start.

Getting Started

As soon as you arrive on campus (or before), you will want to obtain critical identification cards, establish your email account, sign up for your benefits, decide how you will get to campus, put the finishing touches on course syllabi, and start to become familiar with UA protocols and policies.

  • Getting Set Up
    Obtaining your Employee Identification number, UA Net ID and CatCard are essential first steps to access your email account, library resources and register for benefits

  • Getting to Campus
    From buying a parking permit to getting a bus pass, the UA Parking and Transportation web site has everything you need to know. The menus at the bottom of the page are especially helpful.


  • Getting Benefits
    Some benefits require enrollment in your first 30 days, others are available at anytime. This page will provide you with an overview of your options and guidance about when to enroll.

Getting Acclimated

Your work as a teacher and a  researcher are highly valued at the UA. Review the information below to learn more about how the UA supports success in this important work.

    Understanding students' educational privacy rights is essential.
  • Harassment Prevention Program
    As part of our commitment to ensuring that we are an inclusive community and to provide guidance on how to report issues of concern, all UA faculty and staff are expected to view our on-line harassment prevention program.

  • Responsible Conduct of Research
    The University of Arizona is committed to integrity in scholarship and research. This site provides vital guidelines regarding our practices and protocols

  • University Policies
    Links to various University policies.

Transitioning into the UA Community

Faculty comprise a vital and essential part of the UA community. The following resources are designed to support the many facets of your personal and professional life.

  • The UA Supports Families 
    From tenure delays to sick child care programs, the University Arizona supports faculty members and their families.
  • The UA is Committed to Sustaining a Diverse Community
    We recognize the power and advantage of a diverse community. While creating an inclusive culture is everyone’s responsibility, several organizations and office place a vital role in offering support and resources.