Information for New Hires

Tools and Resources

Before you arrive

Prior to starting your first day, there are several required tasks you will need to complete. After you accept your position, you will receive an email with instructions for logging in to our New Hire Onboarding Portal to complete these tasks. Each employee’s task list will vary, depending on the individual job, but some standard orientation tasks include:

New Employee Welcome Session

As a new faculty or staff member, you are encouraged to attend our New Employee Welcome Session which is designed to acclimate you to Emory University and ensure that you have a proper welcome to our amazing academic community! You will be given an opportunity to register as part of your onboarding tasks.

Presented by Emory University's central Human Resources division, the New Employee Welcome Session will:

Who can attend?

This session is for full or part-time Emory University staff and faculty. The session is not for Emory Temporary Services (ETS) hires, Medical House Staff members, or student hires.


The New Employee Welcome Session begins with a continental breakfast at 8:45 am and the presentation begins promptly at 9:00 am. The session will conclude at 12:15 pm (10:30 am for part-time employees who are not eligible for benefits). At the conclusion of the session, you will return to your department or school. All sessions below are held in the 1599 Building located at 1599 Clifton Road unless otherwise indicated.