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Faculty - The Weeks Ahead

In This Guide

Steps for Success in Month One

  1. Review and enroll in your selected benefits before the end of your first 30 days via SmartBen™.
  2. Review Baylor University Personnel Policies (BUPP).
  3. Understand Baylor’s compensation philosophy.
  4. Look ahead and make the most of your first 100 days.

Compliance Training

Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, & Sexual Violence

As a part of Baylor's commitment to developing a caring campus community, all faculty and staff are required annually to complete the Intersections: Preventing Harassment, Discrimination, & Sexual Violence online course on BaylorCompass. You can read more about Baylor's Title IX policy and the role of faculty and staff members here.

Occupational Safety and Health

You will receive an email from the OSHA Manager with information for required training and about the RiskAnalytics/RiskTool system. The vendor for the computer-based training is RiskAnalytics/RiskTool. Once enrolled in the training system you will receive a welcome email from RiskTool to establish a password. After the welcome email, you will receive additional emails for each training module that you are assigned to complete (These emails are not spam).

The training modules selected for each employee are part of the Occupational Safety and Health’s (OSHA) safety compliance initiative for the University. New hires are enrolled in the programs soon after the start of their employment with the university,. These modules must be completed within two weeks of the assignment date.

More information is available on the Environmental Health & safety website.

Succeeding in the Weeks Ahead

We hope you find success in all stages of your career at Baylor. Whether you are returning to work on campus after time away, or this is your first time putting on the green and gold, we hope that Baylor feels like home. There are many resources available to help you develop professionally and personally. 

Tools for Professional and Personal Development
Be Part of the Baylor Family

    Attend Baylor athletic events, visit the Mayborn Museum, exercise at the Student Life Center (SLC), enjoy a performance by Baylor Theatre students, engage with Baylor Traditions, walk the bear trail around campus, spend some time on the Brazos river and rent equpiment at the Baylor marina, visit the bear habitat on campus, get some Baylor spirit gear at the bookstore, and participate in the Waco community.