Your First Day/Onboarding

Visit the HR Transaction Center webpage for location, hours of operation and key contact information.

Create NetID & Multi-Factor Authentication

Your NetID can be created 24 hours after your hire has been processed into our system. Create your NetID at should also Sign up for multi-factor authentication for added security. If you have been hired at UNM Health and Health Sciences, a NetID will be created for you and provided to you by your supervisor.

Set Up Direct Deposit

Set up Direct Deposit as soon as possible to ensure you receive your first paycheck as direct deposit. For instructions on setting up Direct Deposit and establishing account allocations visit the Payroll Direct Deposit page. You will need to have setup your NetID to complete this task.

Complete W-4

Tax withholding is defaulted to Single. If you would like to change your withholding information, you can update your form electronically via MyUNM. For instructions on viewing and updating your W-4 status visit the Payroll W-4 Information page. You will need to have setup your NetID to complete this task.

Consent to Electronic W-2

W-2’s are mailed to your most current address that is on the system at the time of release. If you prefer to view/access/print your W-2 online, you can complete the “Electronic Regulatory Consent”. Visit the W-2 Information page for further instruction and information. Consent may be done at any time while employed as it is optional and not mandatory.

Get your Employee ID (Lobo Card and/or UNM Health and Health Sciences Badge)


To obtain your LoboCard, please email to schedule an appointment. To avoid any delays in receiving your LoboCard when you arrive on campus, please utilize our  Online Photo Submission Service to upload your photo.  Additionally, the Lobo Card Office will operate from 8:00 AM – 4:45 PM for walk-up hours. Lobos who prefer to schedule their visit can make an appointment from 8:00 AM – 4:45 PM Monday thru Friday. The Student Union Building (SUB) has limited entrance and exit points located here. 

    • Required Documents:
      • Government-issued ID
      • Offer letter
    • Location:
      • Student Union Building (SUB)
      • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 4:45 pm
      • 505-277-9970

    For all badging-related questions or concerns, including how to obtain a new badge, please contact the  UNM Hospitals Badging Office at 505-272-1757.

    • Required Documents:
      • Government-issued ID
      • Offer letter or contract
      • Access Authorization Form, provided during Lobo U
    • Location:
      • UNM Hospital Badging Office
      • Next to the Neuroscience Center Clinic
      • Monday, 10:30 am – 3:00 pm Tuesday – Friday, 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
      • 505-272-1757
    • Ask your supervisor for the ID card pickup location for your campus.

Checkout Keys

Please Note:  During limited UNM Operations the Lock Shop will be open from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Thursday and closed on Friday. One person will be allowed in the lobby at a time; please call 505-277-1062 upon arrival to be let in.

    • Required Documents:
      • Employee ID (Lobo Card or UNM Health and Health Sciences Badge)
      • Key Authorization card(s) from supervisor
    • Lock Shop Location:
    • Check with your supervisor

Labor &Employee Relations