During your first weeks at Sarah Lawrence, you should take a tour of the campus to acquaint yourself with the buildings and grounds of the College. Please call the Admissions Office at (914) 395-2510 to join one of the regular tours or feel free to explore campus using this campus map.  Please contact the office of Human Resources with questions concerning and onboarding information provided on this site.

All Sarah Lawrence employees are required to have the legal-authorization to work in the United States, and must have a Social Security Number, in accordance with federal and state law.  If you do not have one, you can get an application form from your local Social Security Office or download one from their web site.

College employees are paid on either a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis depending upon their employment classification.  Please refer to this link for more information on payroll processes, including links to staff weekly and biweekly timesheets and the monthly report of vacation and sick time used for salaried staff.


All Sarah Lawrence employees must complete the legally-required forms which can be found here.

Forms included in this packet include:

  • Employee Profile 
  • EEOC Voluntary Self-Identification Form
  • I-9 Form
  • W-4 Form
  • IT-2140 (NYS Tax Withholding Form)
  • Direct Deposit Form (if direct deposit is requested)
  • Confidentiality Statement
  • Conflict of Interest Statement
  • Policy on Romantic/Sexual Relationships between Employees and Students

All of these forms must be submitted to the office of Human Resources on or before your first day of employment with the College.

In addition, all College employees, must review essential policies and procedures put forth here.  Policies and procedures provided through this link include:

  • Sarah Lawrence College Principles of Mutual Respect
  • Instructions on signing up for College emergency notification (RAVE) system (ACTION REQUIRED)
  • List of all posted Human Resources policies
  • Smoke-Free Environment Policy
  • Westchester County's Earned Sick Leave Policy
  • Statement of a Drug-Free Workplace
  • Notice of Privacy Practices
  • Instructions on Mandatory Title IX and NYS Sexual Harassment Trainings (ACTION REQUIRED)
  • Employee Sexual Harassment, Misconduct and Assault Policy
  • Responding to Students Regarding Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, Dating/Domestic Violence and Stalking
  • ID/Email Account Set Up / Computer Acceptable Use Policy / Accessing Your Paystub / Acquiring a Parking Permit

All College employees also have access to the Employee Assistance Program for free, as outlined here.


Sarah Lawrence provides a full portfolio of benefits for faculty who work at least half-time, and staff who work at least 21 hours per week.  Below are links to information about College benefits and enrollment forms.  Employees may elect to enroll in any of these benefits when they are hired.  After initial hire, changes to enrollment may only be made during open enrollment or in the case of a qualifying life event.

Follow this link to access a chart detailing employee contributions the cost of the following health, dental and vision benefits.

Health Insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Supplemental Life Insurance


Retirement Benefits