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​​​​Welcome​ to the University of Houston-Downtown! We are delighted that you have chosen to join the gator family and are eager for your expertise, talents, and experience to become a part of UHD's richly diverse community. You are joining a gifted faculty whose passion for their fields is evidenced, not only by their research and scholarship but by their commitment to sharing their knowledge, skills, and abilities with our students and the greater Houston community. 

Please use the resources on this page to become better acquainted with the gator family and the city. We look forward to welcoming you at the New Faculty Orientation - please register below!


​​The Office of Employment Services is the hub for all UHD faculty and staff benefits and accommodations. 

For information on insurance programs, retirement, leave, and other benefits please visit the ESO Benefits webpage​.
All new faculty should contact Gladis Moya​ to schedule a time to discuss and enroll in benefits. 


​The 2021 New Faculty Orientation will be conducted virtually on August 12 and 13. The sessions are broken into two half-days allowing new faculty time to meet with their departments and become acquainted with campus. During the sessions, faculty will be introduced to UHD's mission and vision, its student body, student support and success resources, research and grant opportunities, pedagogical best practices, policy and procedure​, and campus-wide DEI initiatives. We encourage you to use these days to meet with your chair and dean. 

Prior to New Faculty Orientation please review and follow the New Faculty Checklist

Please register for New Faculty Orientation by July 30th by using this FORM​​

NOTE: New Faculty Orientation has been moved to a fully virtual format. Please review the schedule for additional information.

Review the New Faculty Orientation Schedule. 

Last updated 1/12/2022 5:38 AM