New Faculty Member: First Steps

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Before your First Day

On or Before your First Day Tasks

      • I-9 form - The purpose of this form is to authenticate both the employee's identity and eligibility to work in the United States. HR is required to have this form completed by the first day of employment. The form must be signed with HR personnel and original forms of identification (not copies) viewed at the time of completion. See page 3 for list of acceptable identification. Email to set up a time to complete your I-9 ahead of orientation or come by HR on your first day of employment.
      • W-4 form - the purpose of this form is to determine the appropriate federal income tax that is to be taken from one's pay. Please complete the W-4 form online through the Banner system. 
      • Personal Identification Data sheet  (if not previously completed) -This form is used for internal purposes only, in order to correctly set the employee up in HR's computer systems.

*To save time on orientation day, the I-9 can be completed before your orientation date, in Human Resources. HR is open Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm and is located at 330 W Nickerson Street. 

First Week Tasks (prior to orientation if possible)

If you need additional help accessing the Banner system, setting up email, or your duo-authentication, please contact CIS (Computer & Information Systems) at 206-281-2982, 

If you have questions about completing the additional orientation items, please contact Human Resources at or 206-281-2809.