The following list has been prepared to help answer questions new faculty may have. Please also keep in mind that your Department Assistant or Administrator is available to help you with any questions or concerns you may have, including questions about your appointment status.
Frequently Asked Questions
To obtain your Columbia University Network ID (UNI), log onto the Columbia web page and type in your name in the Search box. You will be taken to the Columbia Directory which lists your Columbia UNI.
After you have your Columbia UNI, you must activate it by logging onto the Columbia webpage, MyUNI. After activating you UNI, take your appointment form and cover memo to Security, Barnard Hall, 1st floor. You will then be sent to Room 204 Kent on Columbia’s campus for your picture I.D. For more information, including hours of operation see the Columbia website.
Faculty are paid monthly, on the next to the last working day of the month. Speak to your department assistant about check distribution. Direct Deposit is available and takes two months to process once you have completed your paperwork. Forms can be obtained from Human Resources. Questions on deductions or requests for direct deposit go to Sumerita Persaud, Office of the Controller, email@example.com.
After you have filled out your personnel forms with Human Resources, you will be given your email and network log-in ID and password.
Barnard faculty and staff can submit changes of address and other personal information through Barnard College Employee SelfService (ESS). ESS permits you to manage your payroll and personal information from any location with Internet availability. ESS is accessed through www.portal.barnard.edu.
To place books, articles, or other readings on reserve for your course, you can submit the reserve reading form, or simply email your list of required readings to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have questions or need more information, please call (212) 851-9648.
Visit the Instructional Media and Technology Services (IMATS) web site or contact their staff at (212) 854-2418 or email@example.com.
Email Mary Beth Kemm firstname.lastname@example.org if the assigned room does not meet your class needs. Call Facilities, (212) 854-2041, if you need repairs, more chairs, etc.
Visit the Campus Map page, which includes links to maps of both the Barnard and Columbia campus.