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Benefits & Rewards

Welcome to the State University of New York at Geneseo! Geneseo offers talented and dedicated employees a vibrant and welcoming work environment encouraging professional growth and cultural enrichment. Geneseo is more than a place to work. We're a community. As an employee at SUNY Geneseo, you are provided with a very competitive and comprehensive set of benefits. Generally, these benefits include:

  • Health insurance/prescription coverage
  • Dental and vision insurances
  • Employee assistance program (EAP)
  • Retirement plans & tax-deferred programs
  • Time off - Vacation, holiday and sick leave accruals
  • Sweeteners! Employee Perks and Programs

It is important to realize that your benefits package is determined by the specifics of your employment relationship. Below you will find essential employment forms and information that describes your benefits as a new employee. If you haven't already been contacted by Human Resources & Payroll Services to schedule your new employee benefits meeting, please give us a call! There are important forms required to be completed within 3 business days of your employment with us here. 

SUNY Policies & Union Contract Information for New Employees 

Onboarding for New Employees

How do I get to SUNY Geneseo and where can I park?

Geneseo Campus Map
About Geneseo

Do I need a parking permit? If so, how do I get one?

Parking & Transportation
Parking Permits & Decals

How do I get an email account?

Your department (supervisor or department administrative assistant) will assist you with this. They will request a Geneseo account for you that will give you access to email, calendar, and the Google suite.

How do I get a telephone number?

Your department (supervisor or department administrative assistant) will help you with this too!

How do I set up my mobile device at Geneseo?

Personal Devices @ Geneseo (how to set up)

myGeneseo is Geneseo's customizable, web-based information portal. Resources such as email, time accruals, KnightWeb, campus news and events and more are found here. 

New Employee Required Forms

Please electronically complete and electronically sign the forms in this DocuSign New Hire Packet on or before your first day of employment or paychecks can be delayed. The link to the DocuSign New Hire Packet will allow you to complete the new employee required forms electronically and to sign electronically. Please read the instructions on the first page before you begin. You will need to designate an authorized representative (friend, family member, or supervisor) to complete the I-9 form in this electronic forms packet.  I can help you with any questions you may have! If you could complete this list of forms prior to our benefits meeting, that will help make our call more focused on your benefits package. 

If you need to complete a paper version of the required forms, links to the forms are below. These forms should be completed on or before your first day of employment with is. It is required that you complete the Employment Eligibility Form I-9 on your first day of work for pay and must be completed in full within 3 business days from your start date.

Introduction to New York State Payroll

How Do I Login?

Medical Insurance (Health, Dental & Vision) and Retirement


SUNY Programs
Geneseo Programs

Workplace Policies and Procedures

Summary of Policies and Procedures Handout

Geneseo College Handbook