Welcome to Wesleyan!

  • New Hire Orientation

    On your first day, you will meet with Human Resources to complete your new hire paperwork. In preparation for your first day at Wesleyan, please download and complete the following forms. Please upload the completed forms to our secure HR dropbox. You will also be invited to the monthly New Employee Orientation program where our colleagues from Payroll, Public Safety, ITS, and the office of Equity and Inclusion will share important information for new members of the Wesleyan community. 

  • Benefits Enrollment

    Complete information about Wesleyan's benefits programs are available at Read about the benefits. Questions can be directed to Human Resources at benefits@wesleyan.edu.

  • Housing and Relocation

    Wesleyan offers housing and relocation services.
  • WesPortal

    All Weslyan employees have access to the WesPortal. This is the University's "intranet" and is a central repository for many important resources and information, including the University's payroll system.  In WesPortal, you can change your password, verify and revise your personal data, submit parking sticker and key requests, visit the online directory, and more. Supervisors can also find helpful resources in the Managers Toolbox.  

    The WesPortal login can be found in the "Tools" drop-down within the top bar of the Wesleyan homepage. You will use your Wesleyan computer login for WesPortal. New employees are encouraged to log in to WesPortal to become familar with the resources there as soon as possible.

  • Email Accounts, Telephone System Information, Desktop Support, and Postal Services

    Information Technology Services (ITS) administers the phone system, WesStation (our mail services center located in Usdan), computer accounts, and email. If you need assistance with your computer and related equipment, please contact desktop support or submit a ticket using WesPortal/ITS Help. Training opportunities are available through periodic classroom instruction (found in "Success at Wes" on WesPortal), as well as online course offerings through the University’s partnership with Lynda.com.

  • Payroll

    Workforce Time is the time and attendance system for staff. You will receive training on using the Workforce Time system and can also find on-demand training in WesPortal under "My Information/Workforce Time." 

  • Forms

     WesPortal houses Benefits, HR, and payroll forms under "My Information."

  • Important Resources and Policies

    As a new employee, it’s important to learn about how Wesleyan operates. Resources for frequently referenced policies include the Policies page, the Staff Handbook and Faculty HandbookITS policies (including computer usage policies), General Counsel policies, and Finance policies.

    We have compiled a one-stop Who's Who at Wesleyan contact list to help you.

    Staff identification cards are issued by the WesCard office in North College. You should plan on visiting this office to obtain your staff ID as close to your first day as possible. Your staff ID controls access to certain University buildings, including the Freeman Athletic Center.

    The Office of Public Safety helps maintain a safe environment for all community members at Wesleyan. If you have a question, concern, or would like more information about personal safety or crime prevention on campus, please contact this office.

    For emergencies, call: 860-685-3333

    For non-emergencies, call: 860-685-2345

  • Cultural & Networking Opportunities

    Wesleyan offers a host of life enriching opportunities and we encourage you to participate. From galleries, performances, events, and exhibitions at the Center for the Arts, course offerings and degree programs through Graduate Liberal Studiesathletic facilities and adult fitness, University libraries, or the many readings, lectures, and presentations sponsored by our academic centers and departments (just to name some highlights), wonderful opportunities await you. Be sure to check out the events calendar for specific offerings.

    You may wish to participate in one of Wesleyan's employee resource groups, which are employee-run groups on campus for faculty and staff that offer networking opportunities.

Questions can be directed to Human Resources. We are here to help make your transition to Wesleyan as smooth as possible!