Contractual Faculty and Staff

Contingent Faculty and Staff must visit Human Resources before they report to their hiring department. The checklist below lists forms that need to be completed on your first day of employment. You can either (1) print and complete the forms prior to your first day, or (2) complete the forms when you arrive. Please use black ink to complete the forms. 

You also will need to bring the identification you used to complete your Form I-9 (passport or driver's license and Social Security card).  

New Hire Forms for Contingent Faculty and Staff 

If you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, contact HRS at 410-706-7171, Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., before your first day.

Health Benefits Enrollment

UMB participates in the State of Maryland health benefits plans. Contractual employees of the University are designated as either Contingent Category I or Contingent Category II. Both categories are eligible for subsidized health and prescription drug benefit coverage. To determine eligibility for health care, please visit the Contractual Employee Health Care Eligibility page.

UMB uses Maryland’s SPS Workday for employee benefits management. SPS Workday allows UMB employees to view their current benefits, make benefits elections if they are new employees, or make changes to their benefits during an open enrollment period or after a qualifying life event. All dependent information can conveniently be updated at any time.

If you are enrolling your dependents in a health insurance plan, you must complete the following document: