New Employee Orientation

Welcome to Yale!  We are excited to have you join our vibrant community and want to be sure that you get off to a good start. To help you navigate the university’s complexity, please take time before your first day to review the following materials and resources.

Welcome message from President Salovey

Yale University’s 23rd president, Peter Salovey, welcomes new staff members to the Yale community. Listen to Salovey outline Yale’s ambitions and discuss Yale’s greatest strengths while encouraging new staff to set their own goals and network with one another.

Important actions to take

Review your milestone checklist for important to-do’s, enroll in your benefits, and check the orientation schedule.

About Yale

Since its founding in 1701, Yale has been dedicated to expanding and sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and preserving cultural and scientific information for future generations. Find out what you need to know about Yale.

Explore campus and beyond

When you work at Yale, you belong to a community that encompasses the entire university campus and reaches out to embrace its hometown, New Haven. We invite you to participate in a new employee contest and take advantage of employee discounts while exploring campus and beyond.

Get involved

There are many ways to get involved in the Yale community: join an affinity group, participate in your department’s green team, or support United Way, to name just a few.