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Your First Day

You will spend your first day as an employee of Stanford University at the Cardinal at Work Welcome Center. The Center is designed to welcome you to the university, ensure you have a smooth transition to your new role, and help you feel prepared and informed as you begin your career at Stanford.

Porter Drive

Directions to the Welcome Center

The Cardinal at Work Welcome Center is located off the main campus in what's considered Stanford's south campus.


What to Bring on Your First Day

There are a few important items you need to bring with you when you arrive at the Welcome Center on your first day.


Women Talking

Orientation Schedule

Preview the topics that will be covered on your first day at the Welcome Center.