New Employee Orientation, you'll learn about Yale
and meet your fellow new employees.
The morning session includes:
- A continental breakfast
- Welcome address from an Office of the University
- Yale's history,
- Its organizational structure
- Current Yale initiatives that will affect each person's work life
- The opportunity to sign up for Yale's great health and welfare benefits
- A bus tour of Yale and Greater New Haven, and a brief walking tour of the central campus (weather permitting).
The afternoon session covers:
- Begins with lunch and a Guest Speaker
- The opportunity to sign up for Yale's great retirement benefits.
Orientation is currently held on Mondays from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at 221 Whitney Avenue in Lower Level Training Room (directions below). Free parking is available in the Pierson/Sage garage at 350 Edwards St. (see below for more information). Dress is business casual, and breakfast and lunch are provided. For a complete agenda of the day, click
are just a few other things you need to know to
plan your day:
- Bring both
your family members' and your social security numbers and birth dates so that you can sign up for your benefits.
may want to check-in with your supervisor about
what to do after orientation. Your supervisor
has been notified, by copy of your offer letter,
that you are attending the orientation program.
S/he has received a Supervisor's Guide designed
to help with your welcome to the University.
you miss your orientation for any reason, talk
with your supervisor immediately and then call
the Learning Center at 203.432.5660 to arrange
a new orientation date. Eligibility to some
employment benefits is time-sensitive, so it
is important not to delay.
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If you have questions about the directions or
require special transportation accommodations,
please notify The Learning Center at 203.432.5660.
The Orientation program is held at 221 Whitney Avenue. Free parking is provided at the Pierson-Sage Garage (see map below for details). Handicapped parking is available in Lot 16, Whitney Avenue, across from Humphrey Street). Upon entering 221 Whitney, follow the directional signs to the orientation training room on the lower level (follow the signs).
Parking is available in the Pierson-Sage
parking garage located at 350 Edwards Street. Access to
the garage is via the roof (from Edwards Street).
Turn into the driveway, and follow the bend
to the left. When you arrive at the entrance,
the gate will prevent you from proceeding. Type
the key code sent to you in your offer letter
package and enter and park in any open space.
The stair tower and elevator are to the left
as you enter. Exit is via roof only. Again,
type the key code and the gate will rise to
let you out. After parking your car, proceed
South on Whitney to 221
Whitney Ave. Note, the key code is only available to you on your orientation day. If you lost the key code number,
please contact the OD & Learning Center