The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona is a premier research university known internationally for its commitment to education, research, and community impact. As a public, land-grant institution, the UA provides an accessible and inviting environment for discovery and learning. 

Surrounded by desert, the university was built in 1885, nearly three decades before Arizona became a state. Today, the historic UA campus is a family-friendly destination and a center of community activity providing lectures, concerts, exhibits, recreational opportunities and more.

Resources for Prospective Employees

Explore the resources below to find out more about what it is like to work at this great institution.

View a video that captures the spirit of working at our university, and find out about benefits, Tucson, relocation and more here.

Why the UA?­—Explore this website and discover why the UA is a premier research university, as well as learning about the southwest lifestyle, our commitment to personal wellness, and how we are a family friendly and diverse community with a lot going on.

Academics—Explore our wide variety of academic programs, many of which are among the nation’s best, including more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees through 20 colleges and 11 schools on three campuses. 

Diversity—Find out more about our campus commitment to diversity, including programs for inclusive excellence, diversity statistics and reports, and resources provided for students, faculty, and staff. 

Highlights and Rankings—Compare the UA to other research universities, and see recent awards and honors.

Human Resources—Offering  a wealth of material for prospective employees including hiring strategies and professional development including this thoughtful overview of the campus (read here).

UA LifeWork Connections—Learn about our commitment to personal wellness. This site offers employees resources for childcare, eldercare, physical and mental wellness and work/life support. 

UA@Work­—Weekly news and events for university employees.

Visitor’s Guide—A biannual visitors guide to university academic, cultural and athletic events. 

What to do at the UA—A list with links to university museums, libraries and theaters as well as campus tour information, dining and lodging.

Environment and Sustainability Portal—Find out about our commitment to environmental research, education, and sustainability.