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Forms and Letters

This page provides forms and letters that are specific to the Research Division and convenient links to University documents.


Academic Position Justification
Confidentiality Agreement
Hiring Pause Position Justification Request
I-9 Form (View an example of a completed I-9 Form)
Layoff Proposal Justification
New Hire Checklist
Paperwork List
Payroll Forms and Information
Performance Management Forms and Instructions
Staff Position Description
Work Accident or Injury Submission Form

Offer Letter Templates

The Division of Human Resources maintains a site with sample offer letters. Links to frequently used templates appear below.

Non-Academic Offer Letter Samples

Academic Letter Samples

Related Resources

Benefits Programs: includes Benefits Summaries, Medical Leaves Administration, and Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (formally EAP)

Employee Essentials

HR-online is the online collection of tools and data that support HR Managers and staff.

  • Use HR-online to access the Data Access Form. [Note: you must currently have access in order to change or update access. If no one in your department currently has access please contact RDHR.]
  • Use HR-online to obtain important information regarding supporting documentation, including access to the latest I-9 Form.
  • I-9 Form

Who I Am

University HR Policies, Academic and Non-Academic: Includes Policy 6.9, Time Away from Work


Human Resources Director
Deb Shigley
222 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Human Resources Assistant Director
Jamie Washburn
395 Pine Tree Road, Suite 302
Ithaca, NY 14850

HR Assistant
Kristie Devine
395 Pine Tree Road
Suite 302