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Office of Human Resources

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Youve been hired


Welcome to Teachers College!  We'd like to ensure that you are entered into our payroll system as quickly as possible.  In order to accomplish this, we ask that you complete all pages of the Post Hire Packet.  It is also very important for the Position Information Section on the first page to be completed and signed by your Supervisor.

In order to comply with Federal Regulations please make sure that you bring your completed Post Hire Packet along with the acceptable, unexpired, original identifying documents (listed on the I-9 Form) within THREE work days of your start date to Human Resources (120 Whittier Hall).


Please download zip file to view and print all forms for Post Hire Packet.
Employees who are NON-RESIDENT ALIENS please complete all of the paperwork in the link provided below. Please note the main form (Post Hire form) need his or her Supervisor's signature as well as signed approval from the International Services Office (L5 Whittier). Additionally, some NON-RESIDENT ALIENS should complete the 8233 form.  This form establishes tax exempt status.  Only complete this form if your country of origin has an existing tax treaty with the US.  Please refer to the following document for a list of countries with tax treaties.

2014 POST HIRE PACKET FOR NON-RESIDENT ALIENS (please note this packet contains form 8233 along with questionnaire and treaty)

Tax Treaties for Students 
Tax Treaties for Scholars and Visiting Researchers
If your country is on this list, please complete the 8233 Form.  Refer to the official IRS instructions for this form with any additional questions.

8233 Form
IRS Instructions 8233
Every Teachers College employee must have a Social Security Number.  If you have not yet applied for one, please complete and submit the attached application to a Social Security office.  Please bring the receipt of application to the Office of Human Resources (120 Whittier Hall).
Students hired for WORK STUDY positions should visit the Office of Financial Aid (134 Thompson Hall) for additional Post Hire Forms that are not available online.  Also, Work Study students must submit their completed Post Hire Packet to the Office of Financial Aid.