"I’m thrilled each day I come to work. I know I’m doing important work with smart people...people who are on the same mission."
Employee since 1998
Congratulations on your new position! You are or soon will be a member of the Stanford community, where staff members typically have a high sense of purpose and derive great meaning from working together to ensure Stanford's academic and research excellence is well supported. Use the information in this site as a guide to your initial time at the university, and welcome!
Visit Action Steps to get a head start on your new hire paperwork, IDs, benefits enrollment and more.
See Benefits & Perks to get information and tools to figure out what benefits plans you'll choose. And review a list of some great perks, too! Remember to enroll within 31 days from your hire date. Download our Benefit Summary for Staff (pdf document).
Learn how to meet new friends, ways to get around campus, where to eat lunch, volunteer opportunities, and more on Ways to Get Connected.
Use the Manager's Guide to Onboarding for tools and printable checklists to help you get your new employee successfully through their first year at Stanford.