New Employee Guide

Welcome to Sewanee and the University of the South!

We are excited that you will be joining our community. Please use the following guide to help make your introduction to the University and campus life as smooth and easy as possible. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Career Bands for Staff Positions

Complete your employment paperwork.

Visit the Human Resources Office (380 University Avenue) to complete your paperwork. You will need to complete an I-9, a W-4, a direct deposit form, and others. The I-9 form requires specific documents. Please check the I-9 List of Accepted Documents. The original documents are required. Copies will not be accepted.

Faculty/Staff ID card

After your meeting with Human Resources, you will be directed to the Telecommunications department to obtain your Faculty/Staff ID. Smile for the camera!

Parking Registration

All students, faculty, and staff are required to register their cars with the Sewanee Police Department. To do so, simply visit the linked form below to complete a registration form. To complete the form you will need your Banner ID, your Sewanee email, and your vehicle's make, model and tag number. Your parking sticker must be placed on the rear left bumper of your vehicle. There is no registration fee for employees.

Benefits Meeting

Within the first 30 days of employment, you must meet with Human Resources to discuss your benefits. Please contact Chris Champion at or (931) 598-1213 to schedule your appointment.

New Hire Training and Orientation

Within your first month, you will attend the New Hire Training and Orientation, normally scheduled for the last week of each month. Human Resources will contact you a week in advance with the details. If you have any prior questions, please feel free to contact Chris Champion at or (931) 598-1213. New Hire Training and Orientation dates for 2019 are shown below. 

  • January 29th (Training) and 30th (Orientation)
  • February 26th (Training) and 27th (Orientation)
  • March 26th (Training) and 27th (Orientation)
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