New Employee Information

Welcome to the Washington University School of Medicine and the Department of Developmental Biology. To help you get off to a fast start we have put together the following information to guide you through the necessary paperwork and training for new employees.

Human Resources website/BenefitsMake sure you select the correct choice (e.g. Faculty or Staff). Check the different areas at the bottom of the page

Things to do your first day

Complete these forms

New employee orientation

Washington University School of Medicine’s new employee Orientation Program is MANDATORY for all new staff. Orientations take place four days each month and MUST be scheduled by an HRMS representative in the administrative office. All arrangements for benefits will be handled at your orientation.

You must have your employee ID number to get the following

Parking Pass
ID Badge
Metro Pass
Washington University email address

You will be given instructions as to how to obtain the above when you visit the administrative office.

ID badge request

See Connie Austin in the Administrative Office, room 3901, 314-362-7054. (ID Form)


There are a variety of dining establishments throughout the med school campus.

Visit the School of Medicine’s (Shell) cafe.

Faculty and staff meal plan

Your faculty/staff ID Card can also be your “meal ticket.”Learn more about this “cashless system.”