Current students and employees of the university have access to several different databases that teach a variety of computer and office skills.

New Employee Orientation

Required Documentation

Samford University requires all new hires to provide the following documentation for employment before you can be added to our payroll:

Additional Faculty Requirements

In addition to the required documents above, faculty may contact the hiring department for any additional employment procedures; full-time faculty may contact the provost’s office and part-time faculty may contact the assistant provost’s office.

Part-time Employee Documentation

Part-time employees need to visit human resources in Samford Hall for the employment and payroll process.

Orientation Session

As a new full-time employee, you are required to attend the first orientation after your hire date. 

The date, time and place for new employee orientation may vary depending on the volume of new employees. Please contact human resources (205-726-4750 | to reserve a place.

Please bring document(s) to complete the federal I-9 form (list of the acceptable documents) and the following documents/information in order for us to comply with federal regulations and Samford University policy:

  • Your personal check that can be voided for direct deposit.
  • Your office telephone and fax number, room number and building name.