New Employee Welcome
What You Need to Know:
You should receive much of this information during your New Employee Orientation events, but links to these must-know topics are provided for your quick reference.
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Good To Know
Getting Around Campus
- Campus Guide
This interactive guide offers a campus map and much more.
- WildCard Photo ID Cards
The photo Faculty/Staff UKID card is modeled after the WildCard concept which resembles a credit card or debit card. It may be used at campus bookstores and libraries, as well as for campus food and dining services.
This site provides nearly all the forms you may need, most in printer-friendly PDF format.
- Activating Link Blue
This guide shows you how to use your Link Blue account, which is your way of connecting to the internet, e-mail and accessing other University resources.
- Information Technology (IT) Customer Service Center for Faculty and Staff
Visit the IT CSC for help with everything from UK password and internet access to computing accounts and more.
- Communications and Network Systems (CNS)
Communications and Network Systems (CNS) is the central campus source of information technology-based services. Their network and communications professionals provide the infrastructure, information, tools, services, and expertise needed to meet the evolving networking, telephony and video needs of the University community.
Check out their on-campus programs and events such as the farmers market, massages, free health screenings, free nutririon and exercise consults and more. Plus, take advantage of your full UK benefits by participating in Healthtrac Rewards and add an extra $180 to your paycheck each year.
You have many options when it comes to workplace flexibility and you can see Work-Life for a consult regarding proposing flex time or seasonal hours. They also offer resources abound for balancing many of life's milestones: from starting a family to caring for your aging family members.
Explore medical, dental, vision, life insurance and other coverage plans offered to regular, full-time status employees.
- Compensation and Payscales
Their site offers you more information on UK’s job classifications, pay grades and pay scales.
The HR Policy and Procedure Manual provides complete information on rules and guidelines pertaining to University staff.
Human Resources provides tools and information for faculty members or department chairs/administrators interested in hiring permanent or temporary staff (including students) or faculty.