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Welcome to Ramapo College of New Jersey!

We are so happy that you have decided to join our team and become a member of the Ramapo community.  As a new employee you are required to complete Sections 1-3 on this website.  Section 1 contains the forms that you are required to print and return to the Benefits Office at D-115. Section 2 contains the policies and procedures that you need to acknowledge (Notification of Receipt of Policies and Procedures Form needs to be signed) that you have read and understand these policies.

Please be advised that before being placed on the College’s payroll, you will need to provide proof that you are legally authorized to work in the United States. You will need to complete a Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, (see step 1 below) and provide appropriate documentation. If you are a nonimmigrant who needs sponsorship for an H-1B Visa, or if you have any questions regarding the requirements of the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and immigration service, please contact Ramapo College’s Office of International Education at (201) 684-7533 as soon as possible.

Please complete Steps 1 and 2 and schedule an appointment with the Benefits Office at ext. 7230.  After your meeting in the Benefits Office you will be able to proceed to Step 3.

Step 1 – Required Forms for ALL New Faculty

Print and return ALL signed forms to the Benefits Office (Room D-115). The Benefits Office will then place you into active employee status so you can access faculty services (step 3).


* If you are a resident of Pennsylvania, complete Pennsylvania W4 in place of NJ W4.

Step 3 – Electronic Services, Parking and I.D. Cards

STOP! Please contact the Benefits Office at Ext. 7230 before completing STEP 3. 
Photo I.D. and Parking Access Card are available in C-102 upon authorization from the Benefits Office.


You Have Completed Steps 1-3
What’s Next?


Now that you have activated your e-mail, you can login to the Ramapo Self Service portal where you can access information for current faculty including:

  • Intranet information
  • Web self-service for employees
  • E-mail
  • Online Groups
  • Campus announcements
  • Calendars
  • Online courses
  • Calendars

My Ramapo User Guide

Access to Electronic Services (PDF)
provides information on all services you can access with your Ramapo user name.