New-Hire Staff Orientation


New Hire Orientation is held at Tulane University Square, 200 Broadway Street, New Orleans, 70118 (Courtyard entrance faces Leake Avenue). Each new employee will be notified by Workforce Management of the date, time and location for the orientation to be conducted. Orientations may be conducted individually or in group settings.

You will be required to bring documentation and complete forms prior to Orientation as outlined in the Required Documentation and Forms section.

An employee is not eligible to start work if for any reason they do not attend Orientation, complete and submit their paperwork at Orientation, or fails to bring essential original documentation to Orientation.

If you have any questions regarding New Hire Orientation, please contact the Workforce Management Team at 504-865-5280. We look forward to working with you and wish you every success with your career at Tulane University.


Prior to orientation, new hire paperwork will be sent from the Tulane Employment Center to all new employees OR in advance of your first day in your new position, you will need to complete some online documentation. An e-mail will be sent from the Employment Center prior to your start date. All new hire documents may be completed within the onboarding system. All new hires must visit Workforce Management Organization with original I-9 supporting documents.


WFMO, University Square, Suite 220
Orientation time (8:45 am – 12:30 pm) continental breakfast is provided.




8:45 – 9:00 AM

  • New Hires Arrival
  • Collect Hew Hire Documents
  • Continental Breakfast/Housekeeping

WFMO Employment Representative

WFMO Customer Relations Representative

9:00 – 10:05 AM

Welcome to Tulane University Presentation

  • About Tulane – History, Mission, Values & Achievements
  • Staff Support – Highlight of Staff Handbook Policies
  • Tulane Lagniappe – List of services and options available to employees

WFMO Customer Relations Representative

10:10 – 10:20 AM

Office of Institutional Equity (OIE) Presentation

OIE Representative

10:20 – 10:50 AM

Office of Environmental Health & Safety(OEHS) Presentation

OEHS Representative

10:50 – 11:10 AM

Emergency Response Presentation

  • Hurricane Preparedness

Emergency Response Representative

11:20 – 12:20 PM

Staff Benefits Presentation

  • Protect Health & Income
  • Maintain & Build Financial Security
  • Promote Fitness & Well-Being
  • Enrich Self & Spirit

WFMO Benefits Representative

12:20 – 12:30 PM

Summary of Day

  • Completion/Follow-ups of New Hire Documents
  • Orientation Feedback Forms
  • Dismissal

WFMO Employment Representative

WFMO Customer Relations Representative


After orientation, please allow 24 hours to obtain your Tulane Splash Card. You may obtain your Splash Card at the following locations: 

  • Uptown Employees: Lavin-Bernick Center (LBC), 1st Floor, Suite 107 
  • Downtown Employees: Tidewater Building, 8th Floor, Suite 802
  • Primate Research Center Employees: Main Building, Administrative Office

Time spent at the Orientation Event is considered paid time. Each employee's time card should reflect the time as paid hours and coded appropriately.

HR, University Square, 200 Broadway, Suite 122, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5280