Once you’re scheduled to begin working for Virginia Commonwealth University, human resources is here to help with such things as employee orientation, training, relocation, payroll and employee relations, to name a few. Beyond these, you may also be wondering about such things as where to eat, where to park and what to do. Below are links to information you may find helpful before and after your first day with the university.
For information on relocation resources, click here.
It’s never too early to begin familiarizing yourself with VCU’s employee relations and performance management systems. Visit the following links to get started:
Orientation and training
Orientation serves as a tool to help you learn more about your benefits and the VCU community, including its policies, resources and services. Visit the following links for more information:
- Classified employees
- Decentralized hires (student workers, graduate assistants, postdoctoral fellows, adjunct faculty and hourly employees who cannot attend orientation)
Prior to day one
Important safety information:
Health and fitness
VCU employees have access to numerous health and fitness resources. Click here for more information.
For information on VCU’s payroll system and services, click here.
It’s never too soon to begin cashing in on the many perks associated with working at VCU. Here are two you may want to review right away:
Other than human resources
The following links include information outside of the human resources department that you may find helpful before and after your first days with VCU.
Transportation, directions and parking
For employees new to VCU and/or Richmond, Va., the following are a few of the things you may want to know first.
- About VCU
- About Richmond, Va.
- Getting your VCUCard
- Faculty and staff dining club
- Mail Services
- VCU Recreational Sports
There are several outlets available for keeping up with all things VCU. Now that you’re part of the university’s team, you’ll want to rely on these sources for keeping up with all of the latest.
If you own an iPod Touch, iPhone, Blackberry or another handheld device, you can carry much of the above information right in the palm of your hand. This includes a directory, events information, courses, maps, news and more.
For more information, visit your devices app store, or click here.