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New Faculty Checklist

All new faculty coming to the University of Houston receive individualized checklists to complete onboarding tasks. For additional information about common University services, view the areas below.


Arrange an appointment with your department chairperson to discuss the following:

  • Your startup package, as detailed in your offer letter
  • If appropriate, the timeline and primary contact responsible for arranging:
    • Purchasing or moving equipment
    • Transferring research funding from your previous research institution
    • Space remodeling
    • Hiring additional staff

For additional information, visit the Division of Research's links below:


Talk to your department chairperson about your courses for the fall semester. Confirm that you are the instructor of record.

Discuss with your department chairperson the ordering of course materials.

Check with your department to determine if they have the classroom computer equipment you need.

University Life

Adjusting to life at a new university can take time. Use the resources below to find the many benefits that UH has to offer faculty members: