Welcome to your new career with UBC! As a UBC community member, you are an integral part of our dynamic organization. We hope that your employment here will be successful, rewarding, and enjoyable.
Our goal is to ensure that you are able to quickly get answers to the many questions you may have during your first few weeks at the University. Working together, we want to provide an easy transition in your new work environment.
Visit our Online Orientation for Faculty and Staff to start your orientation process at UBC.
During your first few days with UBC, your department administrator will remind you to enroll for your benefits, complete payroll forms, and provide a department orientation. Here are a few essential things that should be completed within your first week of employment:
All new faculty and staff hires can enroll for their payroll, benefits, and pension package through our Benefits Enrolment Portal. Be sure to review the checklist of items you’ll need before beginning this process.
Inquiries about payroll can be directed to Financial Services. Direct deposit is mandatory for all new employees.
UBC faculty and staff receive employee discounts for many of UBC’s world-class attractions, recreation and fitness opportunities, and other campus services. Full details can be found on our Faculty & Staff Perks page.
UBC maintains several collective agreements with its various unions and employee groups. To read your collective agreement online, visit out Collective Agreements& Handbooks page.
View and update your personal and payroll information with our Faculty and Staff Self-Service Web Application. By logging in with your CWL ID, you’ll be able to update your personal information, view your paycheques and beneficiary information, use our myPension feature, and more.
Faculty and staff members working in a wide range of student-related administrative and instructional roles should request access for the Faculty Service Centre (FSC) or Student Information Service Centre (SISC) at the SIS Faculty & Staff website.
View the UBC Welcome Guide for new faculty and staff relocating to Metro Vancouver.
The Work-Life and Relocation Services Centre helps with the smooth transition of new faculty, postdoctoral fellows, staff and their families who are relocating from outside Metro Vancouver to the UBC community and Vancouver neighbourhoods.
If you are new to UBC, consider connecting with your peers via one of UBC”s many peer networking groups. These informal groups get together on a regular basis for information-sharing, knowledge exchange, and networking.