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Getting Started in Earth System Science

Before you arrive

  • Housing Information
  • Schedule benefits session appointment
  • Online Training:  You must complete the following training classes (Register for those classes through STARS SUNet ID & password required):
    • General Safety and Emergency Preparedness (EHS-4200) on your first day here or within 30 days of your arrival.
    • Sexual Harassment Prevention (SHP-0003) within 6 months of your arrival.
  • Schedule a meeting with Lisa Woodcock to submit proper payroll documents and get oriented to the the department.
  • Fill out the Patent and Copyright Agreement: Stanford Form SU-18 in Axess under the "Academics" tab.
  • Transportation Services:  Bike, train, shuttle, bus, drive.

When you arrive

  • Prepare to submit required payroll documents:
  • Wireless network printer access: check with your Department staff.
  • Receive building access - if you are in Y2E2 this request will go through Jonelle Whiting once you've completed EHS-4200 training (listed above).
  • Set up your profile in CAP (information will feed into SE3 and ESS websites)
  • INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS: Confirm your arrival with the Bechtel International Center. This should be done no later than the 15th day after the "From" date on the DS-2019 form. Please read the "Limited Validity of the DS-2019" for more details.
  • Obtain ID Card from the Stanford Card Office.
  • Complete IDP within first 3 months.
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