To ensure a successful transition to Yale and into your Postgraduate Appointment, we encourage you to focus on the following items as soon as you arrive to campus: 

  • Meet with your Faculty Mentor and someone from your department’s Human Resources/Business Office to ensure things such as your Net ID and Yale Email are set-up and working! 
  • Go to the Yale ID Center for your ID Card - Welcome | ID Center (yale.edu)
  • As soon as possible, and within thirty days of hire, log into Workday to enroll in Benefits. Workday benefits enrollment guides are available here.
  • Be sure to complete ALL hiring steps in Workday including the 1-9 form and tax forms - Benefits | It’s Your Yale. Some of these steps need to be completed before you can enroll in Benefits. 
  • International Postgraduates, make sure you complete your immigration check-in with OISS on day of arrival! 
  • Attend the Office for Postdoctoral Affair’s quarterly Postgraduate Orientation to learn about benefits, programming, resources and how to join the Yale Postgraduate Association! Dates to follow soon! 
  • Complete ALL required training assessments - Training and Certification at Yale
  • Attend a Yale Postgraduate Association event to feel welcomed and integrated into the Yale Community! 
  • Download the LiveSafe app - LiveSafe App | It’s Your Yale