Onboarding

Welcome to
Georgia Tech

Let's get started.

You'll be working at one of the nation's top research universities, distinguished by its commitment to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology. Our campus occupies 450 acres in the heart of the city of Atlanta, where more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students receive a focused, technologically based education.

 

Make an Appointment

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To start work at Georgia Tech, you need to meet with GTHR. Plan at least 30 minutes. Walk-ins without an appointment are welcome but may have to wait. (This appt. may have been made on your behalf; check with your manager.)

Complete Paperwork

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Gather your ID, start your paperwork, and don’t forget to print your documents! All of the pre-employment documents mentioned must be completed by new employees and former employees who are being rehired.

Review Your Benefits

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Georgia Tech offers a wide variety of benefits – everything from health and welfare to discounts on the latest technology. If you're benefits-eligible, remember you only have 30 days to make selections!

Complete Your Training

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The Institute requires new employees to complete the New Hire Learning and Compliance program, which includes six online tutorials designed to address many of the most pressing risks facing modern universities. 

Attend New Employee Experience

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After you’re hired as a benefits-eligible employee, make sure you attend New Employee Experience. The first session includes a campus tour, lunch, and insight on how the campus runs.

Review Your Homepage

Use the Employee HR Homepage to learning how things work, like the logistics behind your paycheck or how salaries are determined. Or review the necessary steps to prepare for life events, like family changes, returning to school or taking extended leave. We provide directions to it all. 

 

Special Notes

The onboarding process may be different if you're a student or a rehire. Click below to learn more.

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