New Employee Welcome Session

As a new faculty or staff member, you are encouraged to attend our New Employee Welcome Session which is designed to acclimate you to Emory University and ensure that you have a proper welcome to our amazing academic community!

About the Session

Presented by Emory University's central Human Resources division, the New Employee Welcome Session will:

  • provide an overview of the university's mission and culture
  • explain the many benefits and programs that are available to you
  • ensure that your paperwork is processed correctly
  • give you the opportunity to get your EmoryCard and parking tag

Who can Attend?

This session is for full or part-time Emory University staff and faculty.

The session is not for Emory Temporary Services (ETS) hires, Medical House Staff members, or student hires.


New Employee Welcome Session begins with a continental breakfast at 8:45 am and the presentation begins promptly at 9:00 am. The session will conclude at 12:15 pm (10:30 am for part-time employees who are not eligible for benefits). At the conclusion of the session, you will return to your department or school.

All sessions are held in the 1599 Building unless otherwise indicated.

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Pre-registration is required to attend. If eligible, you will be given the opportunity to register as part of the onboarding tasks.

Register for an Upcoming Session

Directions and Parking

Unless noted differently above, the New Employee Welcome Sessions are held at 1599 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322. View map.

We recommend that you park at your assigned parking location and shuttle or walk over to the 1599  Building. If you have not yet received your assigned location or you choose to drive, you should park at the 1599 parking deck (Level C), adjacent to the building. Let the parking attendant know you are attending the New Employee Welcome Session.

Campus Walking Tour

All new employees are invited to take a walking tour of campus. Walking tours usually occur on the Thursdays after the New Employee Welcome Sessions and are led by a member of Emory's Health and Wellness team. Bring walking shoes. Separate pre-registration is required for the walking tour and employees can sign up for any tour at any time:

Sign up for the walking tour