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Welcome Center

NOTICE as of 6/16/2020

During the Welcome Center suspension to comply with county shelter-in-place regulations. All topics will be virtual and some tasks will be coordinated by the local human resource group or hiring managers. New hires will receive instructions to access information and videos. Important additions to note: all employees are required to take a 10-minute Hygiene Best Practices course, and any employee planning to be onsite on a Stanford campus or an off-campus lab is required to complete a self-reported health status within 1-2 hours of arrival using the Health Check tool. Review all instructions on our Temporary onboarding steps webpage.


When sessions resume after county shelter-in-place regulations are lifted, the Welcome Center is a full-day session held on Mondays (Tuesdays when that Monday is a holiday). The Welcome Center is for benefits-eligible new hired or returning staff hires, and is not designed for Faculty, Contingent workers (temp/casual), Hospital employees, Transfers (or rehires with only a short break in service).