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Department of Human Resources

New Employee Resources

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Getting Started @ UMBC


New Employee Resources

Benefits:  Review information about the benefits available to you including health, prescription, dental, life, LTD and LTC insurances, retirement, leave, and holidays.

Payroll: Information on UMBC payroll including direct deposit, W-4, savings bonds, and credit union/banking.

Tuition Remission:  Tuition benefits for you and your eligible family members.

Rights & Responsibilities:  Important information about policies, procedures, performance management, collective bargaining, and shared governance.

Computing Services: Detailed steps on how to obtain a UMBC user ID, set up PeopleSoft access, and set up email and Blackboard accounts.

Campus ID Card: Outlines detailed information on how to obtain and use your Campus ID for entrance to sporting events; to check out library materials and to pay for meals. 

Parking & Transit: Information about obtaining a parking permit, parking lots and other available transit services (shuttle bus, MTA schedule, etc.).

UMBC Wellness Initiative:  Learn about UMBC’s wellness programs. Find information about services and resources.


Health & Safety

UMBC Police:  Highlights details about UMBC’s Police force and crime prevention.

Emergency Preparedness @ UMBC: Emergency preparedness information for the UMBC campus including Emergency Reponse Plan, training, and alert system.

Emergency Prepardness Guidelines for People with Disabilities: Information on evacuation and emergency prepardness for people with disabilities.

Environmental Health & Safety: Review information on UMBC safety programs, fire protection programs, injury investigation, and removal and repair of safety/health hazards.


Campus Services

Financial Services: Forms and information on operations and procedures such as travel, petty cash, bursar, accounts payable, general accounting, grant accounting, budget, etc.

Facilities Management: An overview of services provided including information on how to report a maintenance problem and arrange for repair or construction services.

Procurement: The people to contact for information on ordering supplies, equipment, and contractual services.



Campus Communications: Learn about various sources for campus news and announcements.

Event Calendars: Learn about events and activities on campus.

Telecommunications: Provides an overview of telephone and voicemail services.

Campus Mail Services:  Helpful information on sending and receiving regular and inter-office mail.


Professional Development

Training and Organization Development: Information on workshops, e-learning, required training for all new employees, and campus learning resources.

UMBC Job Opportunities:  A listing of current staff positions available at UMBC.


Other Campus Resources

Dining on Campus: Learn about food service options, hours, and menus.

Commons: A gathering place for the campus community including the Bookstore, dining areas, convenience store, game room, Flat Tuesdays, Chevy Chase Bank, and various offices and services.

Athletics:  Learn more about the Retriever Activities Center (RAC) and UMBC sporting events.

Bookstore: Information on technology and software at reduced pricing, textbook orders, regalia, and merchandise of interest for faculty and staff.

Library:  Check out the resources and services available to UMBC faculty and staff.

Comm-Store: Purchase stamps, mail letters and packages.  A variety of United States Postal Services are available.

Event Planning & Conference Services: Information on event planning and scheduling.

Make UMBC Yours: A list of faculty and staff volunteer opportunities.

Campus Tours: Undergraduate Admissions welcomes new employees to register to join any of the campus tours offered for new/prospective students.