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Family Medical Leave Act

Sexual harassment policy


Learn more about medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as retirement plans.

Change of address

Any change in personal informatino should be coordinated with the Payroll/Personnel Coodinator in the department office.

Computer support

If your computer is part of the Health Science Information System (HSIS) network, request assistance at 949-824-3434/email or submit a help ticket through the Help Desk.

For administrative telephone, computing & desktop support, everything else, request assistance at 949-824-2222/email: 

Payroll direct deposit

We are paid on the first day of each month. On payday, your net pay is electronically deposited into the account of your choice via direct deposit.


If you cannot use email, please call 949-824-3434 and your request will be handled immediately. View the campus email policy ›


Obtain keys to your office or lab from the purchasing assistant in the department office, or call 949-824-5865. You will need to obtain your PI signature in order to receive keys. You are responsible for the keys you are issued.

Lab accidents

Your responsibilities when reporting a work injury:

1. Report the injury or illness to your supervisor immediately. If you do not need immediate medical attention, report the incident to the personnel coordinator or Janita Parpana, the department administrator.

2. Obtain immediate medical attention, if necessary. For more information, refer to Obtain Medical Care >

3. Complete an online incident report >

4. Complete and sign the employee portion of the Employee's Claim for Workers' Compensation Benefits DWC-1 form. By returning the form, you are filing a workers' compensation claim. This notifies the employer that the employee is pursuing workers' compensation benefits.

5. Attend medical appointments.

6. Keep your supervisor informed. Give updates after each physician visit, when lost time transpires, when work restrictions are assigned, if you have concerns and/or the condition worsens.

7. The department will consult the disability and rehabilitation consultant at 949-824-9756 regarding your return to work. If your home department is unable to provide modified alternate temporary work, it may be necessary for you to work within another department.

LCD projector

An LCD projector is available for use by department members. Please contact the department personnel analyst at 949-824-5865 to reserve and check out the projector.


All physiology faculty and staff have a mailbox in the departmental mailroom. Business mail may only be sent to your UC Irvine address. No personal mail is to be sent via the campus mailbags. The department is charged for mail on a per-piece basis. Please mail your personal items from home or a post office.

Mail is delivered once a day around 11 a.m. Four mailbags are available: US Mail, Campus, UC Irvine Medical Center and Express (FedEx). Please coordinate special FedEx pickups and deliveries with the department personnel analyst at 949-824-5865.

Office supply orders/purchasing

Office supply orders are placed with the purchasing manager in the department office via a completed purchase requisition.

If supplies are being ordered using grant funds, a justification regarding the purpose of the supplies from the faculty members is required to process the order.

The purchase order requisition form is also used for the purchase of computers, equipment and furniture.


Parking and Transportation Services offers information on parking rates and timely updates on UC Irvine construction projects and their impact on getting around campus.

Use the campus map to find your destination at UC Irvine and nearby parking options.

Orange County recreation

University Center

Irvine Spectrum

Fashion Island

The Market Place

South Coast Plaza

Disneyland Resort

Knott's Berry Farm

Orange County communities


Destination Irvine

Newport Beach

Newport Beach Visitors and Conference Bureau

Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Visitors and Conference Bureau

Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach Conference and Visitors Bureau

Costa Mesa

Costa Mesa Conference and Visitors Bureau

Santa Ana (county seat)

Orange County information

Campus tours

A great way to get acquainted with the UC Irvine campus is to take a free walking tour ›

Ideas for spending a day on campus:

Aldrich Park

Anteater Recreation Center

Beall Center for Art & Technology



Anteater Athletics

UCI Arts: Dance, Drama, Music

Bren Events Center

Irvine Barclay Theater

University Club


Atrium Hotel

Island Hotel, Newport Beach

Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport

Holiday Inn Orange County Airport

Hyatt Regency Irvine

Irvine Marriott

Newport Beach Marriott Suites

Fairmont Newport Beach


The School of Medicine Environmental Health & Sciences coordinator is Chris Younghans-Haug. He can be reached at 949-824-4660.

Laboratory and research safety ›

On-site Ergonomic Evaluation: Department administrators may request an ergonomic assessment of work area(s) or work process by sending an email to, or contacting EH&S at 949-824-9940 or 949-824-9524.

Social security cards

A Social Security number is required for employment. The nearest Social Security Administration Office is located at:

Chet Holifield Federal Building
24000 Avila Road
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

For more details, please visit the Social Security Administration >

Telephone services

Telephone services are coordinated through the department personnel analyst, ext. 4-5865. Lab and office phones are for business use only, no personal calls. For a complete list of services available, visit The Office of Information Technology.


UC Irvine has a number of options for transportation and parking. Visit the parking services website for more information.

Travel policies

Contract and grant administration

Pre- and post-award administration of intra- and extramural funding for research projects is coordinated through the contract and grant analysts in the department office.

The analysts will work with you in the preparation and submission of applications for extramural funding to the various sponsors, as well as manage awards upon receipt from the awarding entity. Monthly financial reports are provided to ensure effective management of funds along with assistance in meeting agnecy reporting requirements.

Questions should be directed to the senior contract and grant analyst at 949-824-5862.

University bookstore

The UC Irvine Bookstore is located on campus in the Student Center at the corner of West Peltason Drive and Pereira Drive. Confirm their hours by calling 949-824-4455.

Getting around on campus

Campus maps ›

Campus calendars ›

UC Irvine identification card

Identification cards can be obtained in the Student Center. A UC ID card is required to activate your library account.

University Club meals

Faculty members hosting visitors at the University Club will use his/her credit card to pay for the meal and request reimbursement through the department.

For a reimbursement payment to be processed, the following information must be provided:

  • Original receipts from the restaurant, including the itemized receipt for items ordered
  • Names of attendees, written on the back of a receipt or as an attached document
  • Informational flyer regarding the purpose of the meeting/conference

Housing resources

Library resources