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Welcome New Faculty

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 HR Benefits webpage.
All new faculty should contact Gladis Moya to schedule a time to discuss and enroll in benefits. 



If you will be joining us as a new faculty member in Fall 2023, or if you joined us in Spring 2023, please plan to attend the New Faculty Orientation:

Thursday, August 10 - 9am - 2pm and Friday, August 11 - 12pm - 5pm. A reception will take place after the Friday session from 5pm - 7pm.

More information will be posted soon, and you will receive a registration form via email.


Please join us for the Early Check-In Series and Tenure Academy Events. Emails with more information about these events will be sent out to all junior faculty. If you have any questions, please contacts Judith Quander, Interim Associate Vice President of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development,