New Hire Resources

Welcome to your new role at Rutgers University-Camden! We are committed to making your transition a smooth one.  On these pages you will find answers to frequently asked questions new employees may have. 

I-9 Employment Verification

All new employees are required to complete the Employee Eligibility Verification  I-9 process with the Office of Human Resources. This process establishes an employee’s identity and eligiblity to work in the United States pursuant to the 1986 Immigration and Reform Act. You will be contacted by an HR representative for this process as the online form must be completed within the first three days of employment.  The meeting will require that you are prepared with the original forms of the acceptable documents required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for verification of your employment eligiblity.

Please contact Natalie Barron in the Camden Human Resources Office to complete the I-9 process

New Employee Orientation

All new employees at Rutgers University-Camden are required to attend New Employee Orientation (NEO). This program provides extensive information on the University, your benefits, and other details related to your employment.

NetID, Email and Identification

Rutgers Computing services are available through the Office of Information Technology.  All faculty, staff, and students are assigned a unique Rutgers identifier known as a NetID.  In order to access most electronic services at Rutgers, you must activate your Rutgers NetID and set a password. During the activation process you will establish your Rutgers email address and set up other services.  Additional information on computing resources can be found in the Faculty Staff Technology Guides.

Establishing your NetID will also allow you to obtain your RUconnection Card (Rutgers University photo identification card). On the Rutgers University-Camden campus, RUconnection Cards are issued at the Impact Booth in the Camden Campus Center.

Employee Self-Service Portal

Direct deposit and W-4 tax forms can be completed in the Employee Self-Service Portal which is accessed through You will need to activate your NetID before you can access this system.

Transportation to Rutgers University-Camden Campus

Rutgers University-Camden is easily accessible and navigable. Information on mass transportation and parking options on campus can be found on the Parking and Transportation Services website. Driving a personal vehicle requires a Faculty/Staff parking permit (fees apply and can be estimated online).  It will be necessary to activate your NetID prior to registering for this permit online.

Required Training

In order to comply with federal and State guidelines and ensure a safe, productive and healthy work environment at Rutgers, new employees may be required to complete training in the following areas:

  1. Ethics Training (all employees)
  2. Unlawful Harassment Prevention Program (all employees)
  3. Rutgers Environmental Health and Safety Training (if required)
  4. Defensive Driving (if required)

New Employee Checklist

This checklist includes items you need to be mindful of as you start your employment at Rutgers University-Camden.  The items included pertain to both faculty and staff. Depending upon your employment type, some items may not apply.