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Your First Day

You will spend your first day at the Welcome Center, which is designed to ensure you have a smooth transition into your new role, and help you feel prepared and informed as you begin your career at Stanford.

NOTICE as of 3/17/2020

The Welcome Center is suspended to comply with county shelter-in-place regulations. Please see theĀ Temporary Steps webpage.

Agenda documents


Preview the topics that will be covered on your first day at the Welcome Center.

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What to Bring

There are a few important items you need to bring with you to the Welcome Center on your first day.

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The Cardinal at Work Welcome Center is moving to the main campus please check your invitation to ensure you go to the right address on your first day.

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Virtual Welcome Center videos

Virtually learn key information as you get started with your career at Stanford. These videos are recommended to be reviewed in your first week.

NOTE: Only Stanford University users with active SUNet ID's can Watch these videos.