The Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost provides academic leadership to the University of Iowa. Its fundamental mission is to champion innovation and excellence in teaching, research, creative production, and service.

As a new hire, the information you receive in the first few months can be overwhelming. The following checklists will guide you through your arrival and development on campus.

Upon Your Arrival

  • Iowa New Faculty Orientation (INFO), a day of networking with key academic leaders. Learn about the university, strategies for student success and scholarship, and available resources. Attendance is optional but strongly encouraged, with programming designed to complement collegiate orientation programs. INFO is designed for individuals in their first faculty appointment.
  • The Center for Teaching provides early-access pedagogical support and resources.
  • University Human Resources New Employee Onboarding
  • Your college and department may also provide orientation opportunities which may be mandatory. Please connect with your local HR representative. 

Policies, Procedures, and Resources

Additional Training Opportunities

Campus Contacts

Complete Benefit Enrollment

Time sensitive - Please note timelines based on your payroll start date.

Set up your direct deposit

Direct deposit is mandatory to receive your paycheck.

Complete Mandatory Trainings

Harassment Prevention Education, FERPA, Free Speech, eCOI trainings are mandatory for all faculty. Discuss with your local HR representative about additional mandatory trainings that may be required within your department.

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University Human Resources

Practical information and resources that can help you get off to a good start at Iowa.
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Faculty at Iowa

Information and resources about faculty hiring, promotion, development and more.
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Build a Career | Build a Life

Resources and information to assist you in successfully building a productive career and fulfilling life at Iowa.

Iowa Faculty Onboarding HR Checklist

HR Reps: Download this onboarding checklist to customize for your college/department/division.