Welcome to the University of Miami! This is a great environment for working, learning, and growing. You are joining more than 13,800 full-time faculty and staff dedicated to serving one of the nation's major research universities.

The University of Miami is the second-largest private employer in Miami-Dade County. More than 15,000 students are enrolled in our schools and colleges and attend classes on the Coral Gables, Miller School of Medicine, and Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science campuses.

We have a diverse population of employees, faculty, and students who come from all 50 states in the nation and more than 110 countries around the world. What brings us together is our common goal of academic excellence. This booklet contains important information about your benefits and our employment policies and procedures. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with this material. For more details, go to our Human Resources website at www.miami.edu/hr.

I look forward to meeting you on campus. Good luck with your career at the University.

Sincerely,



Donna E. Shalala, President