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Welcome to Cornell!

These web pages outline what to expect as you get started, and resources to support you in your new role. Get the information you need when you need it: before you start, during your first days, and as you settle in.

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The Big Red Welcome

Sign up to receive newsletters tailored just for new employees, and opportunities to participate in workshops where you'll meet other new Cornellians as well as colleagues from across the university. Benefits-eligible employees with less than two years of service are invited to participate in the Big Red Welcome program.

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Before You Arrive

Congratulations! You've signed your offer letter -- what happens next? Here's what you need to know to begin your onboarding, plus some helpful resources to introduce you to Cornell as a new employee.

Before You Arrive
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Setting Up

Helpful links to resources with IT, Payroll, Workday, Parking & Transportation, where to eat, Cornell acronyms, and more.

Let's Get Started!