Your First Day

Complete Your I-9 documentation

Please submit proof of your identity and employability. This is required by federal law and needed to create your employment file. The I-9 form can be completed electronically in Workday:

  1. Click on Workday
  2. Click on Getting Started. The I-9 form can be accessed via your checklist.

Please note that Section 1 — employee information and verification — must be completed no later than the end of your first day of work. And, by the end of your third day of work, be sure to show your proof of identity and employment eligibility at one of Yale’s I-9 centers. 221 Whitney Avenue is an I-9 Center and the site of New Employee Orientation. In addition, there are several other I-9 Centers on campus. View a complete list of I-9 Centers and required documentation. If you visit an I-9 Center prior to your first day of work, please be sure to bring a copy of your offer letter with you.

Obtain Your University ID and Parking

You may obtain your ID on your start date at one of the locations listed below, or if you have worked in a temporary or casual status, approximately 10 days after your start date.

Yale has a fee-based parking program. To get started, please complete the parking application. Once you have completed the application, go to the parking office of your choice listed below. Be sure to bring your Yale ID.  Read more about parking, commuting options, and campus transit services at Yale. If you are unsure of where to park on your first day, please contact your supervisor.

Central Campus ID Center: University ID cards are issued at 57 Lock Street, 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1 to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. For additional information, please call 203-432-OPEN.

Central Campus Parking Office:  Visit 221 Whitney Avenue, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on orientation days). For additional information, please call 203-432-9790.

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Medical School ID Center: University ID cards are issued at 333 Cedar Street (SHM, CE-1), 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, and 1-3 p.m., Monday through Friday. For additional information, please call 203-785-4286. 

Medical School Parking/Commuting Office: Visit 333 Cedar Street (SHM, CE-1) 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Monday through Friday. For additional information, please call 203-785-6456.