Academic Human Resources

Wilson Hall, Room 420
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
(location map)
(248) 370-2922
ahr@oakland.edu

Faculty New Hire Paperwork

Congratulations on your new position at Oakland University! The campus community welcomes you to our growing team, and wishes you the greatest of success in your professional endeavors here.

As you’ll soon learn, the university offers a diverse, challenging and highly rewarding work environment with a mission-focused perspective. That you were selected to join us from a wide field of candidates seeking employment at Oakland says a great deal about your success to date and your potential to make meaningful contributions to our mission. We look forward to seeing you grow with us.

Please feel free to contact Human Resources with any questions you may have, and we wish you the best of luck in your new career opportunity.

Required Paperwork

Please print, complete, and send to your school/college Dean’s Office.

General Terms - Please print, complete the relevant form, and send to your school/college Dean’s Office.

In addition, you MUST complete:

  • Identification and employment eligibility documents - (Please see the last page of the I-9 document for acceptable types of identification)
  • I-9 must be completed at University Human Resources in person
  • Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification (Use Firefox) 
  • Open hours Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 am - 10:30 am in 418 Wilson Hall
  • If you cannot make the open hours, please call (248) 370-3486 to make an appointment
  • Social security card - Your Dean’s Office will need to see your original social security card to verify that we are entering your name onto our payroll records exactly as you are known by the IRS.
Faculty Onboarding Process
  1. Complete new faculty paperwork (including signed offer letter) and send (manually or electronically) to your school/college Dean’s Office. You will need to personally present your social security card to your Dean’s Office.
  2. Visit UHR to complete I-9 document
    1. Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification (Use Firefox)- View form here if unable to open
    2. Open hours Mondays and Thursdays from 8:30 am - 10:30 am in 418 Wilson Hall
    3. If you cannot make the open hours, please call (248) 370-3486 to make an appointment
  3. After you have completed your I-9, you will receive communication from your hiring unit that you are in the system and able to set up your email and password. Set up NetID/Oakland Email using these instructions: NetID/Oakland Email Set Up Instructions and Update Directory.
New Faculty Onboarding Fair

A one-stop-shop for new faculty onboarding! Come complete and submit your employment documents and I-9, and set up your email and password all at one time.

Onboarding fair dates and times:

There are no onboarding fairs scheduled at this time.

Note: You enter Wilson Hall on the 2 nd floor, and the room is on the 4 th floor.

To help your experience go smoothly bring the following with you to the fair:

  • New hire packet (signed offer letter, general terms, employee information form, federal & state tax forms, direct deposit form, payroll authorization form, I-9 form) AAUP dues form & city tax form if applicable.
  • Social Security Card – we need to see your original social security card to verify we are entering your name into our payroll records exactly as the IRS knows you.
  • Identification and employment eligibility documents for I-9 (see last page of the I-9 document for acceptable types of identification)

Please contact us at ahr@oakland.edu or 248-370-2922 if you require any special accommodations.