HR Toolbox

Human Resources

How Do I

Need an answer quick? Here's a primer for Haas faculty and staff on where to find what at Haas and at UC Berkeley.


Schedule an appointment with the Haas Facilities team for an ergonomic evaluation. Contact them at

Haas Building Access, Maintenance, and Safety Issues

  • Report a maintenance problem or problem with my office at Haas? Contact fixit@haas
  • Learn the building emergency plan? View it online.
  • Find safety and emergency information? View it online.
  • Reserve a room at Haas? Haas students, faculty and staff can use the online room reservation system.
  • Reserve a/v equipment or computers? Haas students, faculty and staff can use the online equipment reservation system.
  • Get keys? Get help when I'm locked out of my office? Contact Facilities in room S549 or at 510-643-0475.
  • Find the lost and found? Contact Dennis Fritzinger.

Mail, Copy, Computer, and Web Services

Who's Who, What's Where


  • Purchase textbooks, course readers, office supplies, or office furniture? For textbooks, contact Loyrisha Aucoin. For office supplies, come to the supply room at S545 If you need to purchase office furniture, contact Gerardo Campos.
  • Purchase Haas Gear (imprinted clothing and items)? Visit the Haas Gear Store.

Accounting, Payroll, and Financial Issues

Parking Issues

  • Get a staff/faculty parking permit? Contact Parking and Transportation has information on permits, shuttles, alternative transportation.
  • Get a visitors parking permit? For course guest speakers, contact the program office, otherwise departments provide their own passes.
  • Figure out the best way to get to Haas? Parking and Transportation has information on permits, shuttles, alternative transportation.

Learning More About and Getting around Cal

  • Find out about events and schedules at Haas and at UC Berkeley? Check the campus academic calendar for the school class and holiday schedules. The campus event calendar lists lectures, events, exhibits, and other happenings across campus. The Haas Events Calendar lists events here at Haas. You might want to check the Daily Cal and the UC Berkeley News Center (formerly the Berkeleyan) online for campus events and news.
  • Gain access to UC libraries? The UC libraries website lists hours, collections, services, guides, and catalogs.
  • Learn my way around campus? The campus map includes travel information and an interactive campus index. If you don't find what you need there, the Visitor Services web site discusses in-person tours, directions to campus, and parking suggestions.

Personnel Information

  • Find out about HR and benefits information?
    The Haas HR pages are an excellent resource for all of your personnel questions including Benefits, Career Development, Policies and Recognition.
    German Moran, CSS HR Business Partner is your primary contact at Haas for benefits and leaves.
    The UC Benefits Information website is the online place to start for health, retirement, online forms, and benefits news.
    CARE Services, the campus employee assistance program, is a free, confidential counseling, consultation, referral for faculty and staff.
    Check the UC Berkeley HR page for human resources information such as benefits, labor relations, jobs, policies, classification, forms, and employee development.
    University Health Services
    is the first place to go for information on training and workshops, Health Matters, educational resources, occupational health, ergonomics, and workers' compensation.

Annual & Probationary Performance Evaluation

  • Performance Evaluations are conducted annually for all staff members around August. Probationary Evaluations are conducted approximately 6 months after the date of hire. Evaluation forms may be downloaded from the Haas HR Performance Management webpage.
  • Upon hiring an employee supervisors should thoroughly review the Guide to Managing Human Resources Chapter 6: Probationary Period
  • Personnel policies surrounding probation are different depending upon whether your employment appointment is non-represented or represented by a labor contract. Non-represented employees follow Personnel Policies for Staff Members and the Probation Policy is found under Section 22 Employee's represented under the CUE contract will find the Probationary Policy within the CUE Contract Article 29
  • If you have questions regarding these policies, contact Denise Boyd, Director of Human Resources for guidance.