New Hire Resources Information

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Welcome to the University of New Hampshire! 


We’re excited you have decided to join our community. It is our expectation you will discover through your engagement and interactions within our diverse community of faculty, staff and students, how UNH makes a difference in NH, nationally and globally by our academics and research, innovation, outreach and economic impact.  Whether you are working at our Durham, Manchester or Concord campuses, across the state or the nation...

UNH is a great place to work!

Our goal in Human Resources is to welcome and support you in your transition to working at the University of New Hampshire.

Here you will find resources and information regarding what you need to do prior to your start date and what you can expect your first days and weeks of employment with UNH, including:

For adjunct employees, click here for benefits and resources.

New Hire Forms:

To be reviewed and completed on YOUR 1st day:


New Hired Staff - If you have questions or need assistance regarding your scheduled orientation dates or program information, please contact us at: or call 862-0544. If you have any benefits questions prior to your scheduled orientation date, please contact our Benefits team at or call 862-0504.

New Hired Faculty - for the 2019-2020 Academic Year - Please visit the New Faculty Orientation (NFO) page or contact the NFO coordinator, Patty Walsh, at 862-1997 for assistance and new faculty onboarding resources.  If you have any benefits questions prior to your scheduled orientation, please contact our Benefits team at or call 862-0504.

For ALL UNH Faculty and Staff - Review the numerous UNH Web Resources to support you in your onboarding:

unh web resources     Relocation Information

Review Prior to & After Orientation:

Policies & Information to Review during your onboarding:

Benefits Information to Review in advance:
(printed copies provided during orientation)

Your core USNH benefits take effect the first of the month following your date of hire if you enroll within the first 30 days of employment.

'Getting Started @UNH' Agenda:

Held weekly on Monday's at 131 Main Street, Nesmith Hall- G04(see location map ), from 8:30am -  approx. 11:30am.  FYI - Attendance for new hires is scheduled by Human Resources throughout the year and you will be notified of your dates via email.

Parking Info:  If you already have your Faculty/Staff parking permit, please park in designated lots.  There is limited visitor parking in front of Nesmith Hall, and a Pay to Park lot across the street (next to the Hamel Recreation Center on Edgewood Road)

  • Core USNH Benefits
  • Payroll Information
  • UNH/USNH Overview
  • Key Employee Policies
  • Information Security Services
  • Campus Safety
  • Photo ID Card & Parking Permit Info
  • Next Steps!
131 Main Street, Nesmith Hall - G04