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Every day, Stanford employees do amazing work

University Human Resources (UHR) proudly brings a special blend of programs and services to Stanford employees and retirees who:

  • are at the forefront of innovation and discovery
  • teach the leaders of tomorrow
  • provide cutting-edge patient care
  • bring excellence to our everyday operations
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UHR is a Vice Presidential area comprised of several departments and groups who manage workplace processes, plans and programs for approximately 15,000 employees.

We work closely with HR partners in seven schools and 20+ academic and administrative areas, who support employees and their managers with local program oversight and individual guidance.

In the Spotlight

Enhancements to the employee portal, Axess, have been fast and furious during 2015. Visit InsideAxess for highlights of what's changing and when.


Benefits Open Enrollment is Oct. 26–Nov. 13, 2015. Learn more about this annual opportunity to review and/or change your benefits plans in the Cardinal at Work website.