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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.

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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 located off the main campus in what's considered Stanford's south campus.

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