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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

  • The Faculty Staff Help Center (FSHC) office in the Mariposa House is relocating to the Keck Science Building on the main Stanford campus, 380 Roth Way, 1st floor, on Friday, August 22, 2014.

  • Negotiations between Stanford and the SEIU Higher Education Workers Local 2007 have begun, with the goal of finalizing the contract by the end of August, when the current contract expires. 

Events & Important Dates

Stay informed, engaged and up to date with Stanford's only employee calendar.

September 01 Holiday: Labor Day

View the listing of all designated university holidays:

September 08 New Staff Orientation

Stanford’s staff orientation program is for newly hired, benefits-eligible staff members. You will receive a broad overview of Stanford's mission, policies, and the variety of resources, services and training opportunities available to you throughout the onboarding period. A full review of benefits plan options for retirement and health & welfare (medical, dental, life, vision, etc.) is the focus of the session.

Note: Continental breakfast is served from 8:00-8:30am. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the start of the course to allow sufficient time to find parking, locate the classroom, and receive your course materials.

Redwood Hall, Room G-19
Jordan Quad, 243 Panama Street (see campus map)
Registration: Visit STARS (in Axess) to enroll in course TOD-0100, get more details, and see full schedule of orientation dates.
September 10 Fall HIP & CardinalRec class registration open

Sign up for fall CardinalRec or HIP (Health Improvement Program) classes starting today!

Fall quarter classes run from September 22nd through Friday December 5th, 2014.