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New Employee Orientation

Getting Started

Yale is a large organization, and it can be tough to find what you need during those first few weeks. We hope that the links below help you find what, or who, you need.

Employment Resources
Health and Security
Help from the Experts
News and People
Other Links

Employment Resources

  • Human Resources: HR is a valuable resource for you as you begin your career at Yale. The HR team can help you with an assortment of questions including: benefits, recruitment, and training, just to name a few.
  • Employee Service Center: Your centralized resource for your questions regarding employee benefits, payroll and personal information.
  • Benefits: Information regarding your benefits. Questions regarding benefits should be referred to the Employee Service Center, your centralized resource for Human Resources information.
  • Parking and Transit: Information about the different parking lots, minibus and shuttle service, commuting alternatives, and links for commuters to New Haven and CT busses and trains.
  • Payroll: Information regarding your paycheck. Questions regarding pay schedules, W-4 forms, and W-2 tax forms, should be referred to the Employee Service Center.
  • ID Cards: Your ID card identifies you as a member of the Yale University community. You should carry it at all times for general identification, entry to secure buildings, and discounts!
  • Yale Net ID: All Yale University students, faculty and staff members are assigned a NetID. Your NetID is automatically assigned to you by the Human Resources Department system.
  • Policies, Procedures, and Forms: Find the information and forms you need at this website.
  • Official Yale Holidays: Know the days that Yale considers Holidays. Enjoy the time away.
  • Gym Membership: Memberships in the Payne Whitney Gymnasium are available to University students, staff, faculty, alumni, retirees, spouses, and their dependants sixteen to eighteen years of age living at home.

Health and Security

  • Yale Police: To learn more about Yale's police force and crime prevention.
  • University Health Services: Learn about what University Health Services offers, choose a primary care physician, and what to do in case of a medical emergency.
  • Environmental Health & Safety: The Office of Environmental Health & Safety offers safety training, responds to emergencies, manages hazardous and regulated waste, conducts inspections of facilities and laboratories, and provides technical services that identify, evaluate and control potentially hazardous agents and situations.

Help from the Experts

  • Technology Help: The folks in the Information Technology Services (ITS) department are ready to help you get set up, answer your questions about wireless, and help you get any technology you need.
  • Travel: When you need to get from here to anywhere, Yale travel services can help you get there - and back.
  • Procurement: For when you need to order everything from paper clips to Bunsen burners.
  • WorkLife Program: The WorkLife program can help you answer questions about Family, Work, Education, Community, Body, and Spirit.

News and People

Other Links

  • Visitors Center: Learn more about the University for yourself or check out the tour schedule for when family and friends visit.
  • Babysitting Service: The Yale Babysitting Service helps address the need for additional child care options within the Yale University community.
  • Yale Typeface: Yale has its own font, designed by a master typographer, that is appropriate for all business use.