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Information for Staff

Staff at Stanford work in hundreds of different types of positions, and number approximately 10,000. General employment policies are in Chapter 2 of the Administrative Guide (bargaining unit members should refer to their respective contracts).

Questions related to your employment are typically directed to the local (school or business unit) human resources contact except for Benefits, which is handled centrally by UHR. For school and unit HR contact information, see Contacts.

News & Announcements

  • Summer is the perfect time to groove at a concert featuring your favorite group or artist. Stanford has dozens of big names stopping by the campus on their tours this summer. Share your all-time favorite concert or who’s on your bucket list by Friday, July 10 and you’ll be entered to win a pair of tickets to one of two shows on campus!

  • Summer months offer a variety of professional development options. For benefits-eligible full time staff, the Staff Training Assistance Program (STAP) provides up to $800 per fiscal year (prorated for benefits-eligible part-time staff) for training and skills development related to your current job.

Events & Important Dates

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July 02 Customer Service Strategies (Part 1)

For full course details, see the Learning & Organizational Effectiveness site.

Location: Poplar Modular, Training Room, 215 Panama Street, Bldg C.

Enroll in Customer Service Strategies (Part 1) (TOD-4013) through STARS.
July 03 Holiday: Independence Day observed

View the listing of all designated university holidays:

July 06 Welcome Center Orientation

The Welcome Center combines completion of important required start-up steps with an enhanced, full-day orientation session.

HR Professionals should enroll new hires by completing required enrollment form and emailing to Please review deadlines if you are an HR representative enrolling a new hire.

Location: Cardinal at Work Welcome Center
3160 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, 94304 (campus map)